Dr. Goforth has been a nurse for 27 years. She received her ADN from Gaston College in 1992, her BSN from Western Carolina in 2008, and her MSN from UNCC in 2011. She received her Doctor of Nursing Practice from Case Western Reserve in 2019. Dr Goforth has experience in Adult Medical Surgical, home health and education. Her scholarly project was done on "The Impact of a Concept Mapping Pre-briefing Activity on Nursing Student Satisfaction and Self-Confidence during a high-fidelity simulation-based learning experience."