Nicole earned her Bachelor's of General Studies from Nicholls State University. She continued her studies at LSU Health Science Center earning a Bachelor's degree in Cardiopulmonary Science. Nicole worked at Charity Hospital and University Hospital as a registered respiratory nurse. She completed a Master of Science degree from Memorial Hospital of Rhode Island specializing in Nurse anesthesia. Nicole is board certified by the National Board Certification and Recertification for Nurse Anesthetists.