Shirley K. Comer is a lecturer in nursing at Governors State University located in University Park, Illinois. She holds a Masters degree in nursing from Purdue University Calumet (2000) and a Juris Doctor degree from Valparaiso University School of Law (1988). She is currently licensed as a registered nurse in both Illinois and Indiana and is admitted to the bar for the Supreme Court of Indiana. Shirley has published articles on Clinical Simulations and Clinical reasoning. Her clinical backgroud includes critical care, home care, occupational care and professional education.