Autum Shaw, FNP-BC
Autum Shaw-FNP-BC is a board-certified family nurse practitioner who specializes in orthopaedics and spine. She has extensive knowledge in treating knee, shoulder, arm, leg, and back pain. She routinely evaluates and treats acute injuries and fractures. She is a respected member of the orthopaedic team and a direct liaison between the patients and the physicians. Autum is often the first member of the team to evaluate a patient, order any necessary studies, and initiate their care and she is an expert in performing joint injections. She is trained in identifying and preparing patients for epidural steroid injections, medial branch blocks, radiofrequency ablations, and facet blocks as well as all orthopaedic issues. Autum is certified by the National Osteoporosis Foundation and engages in a fracture liaison service for osteoporotic patients.
Autum received her Bachelors of Science and Masters of Science in Nursing from Carson Newman University. She completed her thesis on “Pain Assessment and Its Usefulness”. She is certified through the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC). Prior to working at ETCOE, she worked beside an anesthesiologist, developing specific diagnoses and treatment plans for the neck and back pain. She has years of experience in creating a holistic plan of care for patients with back pain with a focus on injection treatment options. Autum has worked at The University of Tennessee Medical Center, a level I trauma hospital as a Registered Nurse where she practiced on the neuro/trauma/orthopaedic floor. Due to her hospital experience, she developed a passion for treating orthopaedic conditions and followed her dream in becoming an orthopaedic nurse practitioner. As a Morristown/Jefferson City native, she is fulfilling her dreams by providing healthcare to her very own community.