April has a Bachelor of Science degree in nursing from Boise State University’s School of Nursing and a Master’s of Nursing degree from the Adult-Gerontology Nurse Practitioner Program at Boise State University.  For the past 22 years she has been a registered nurse at Living Care Retirement Community in Yakima, where she provided comprehensive nurse management to geriatric patients in a skilled nursing facility setting.  She has also been a registered nurse at Virginia Mason Memorial Hospital, also in Yakima, providing care on the Family Birthplace.