Laconia "Connie" Bacon, MSN, APRN, FNP-C
Laconia "Connie" Bacon is a certified Family Nurse Practitioner credentialed by the American Association of Nurse Practitioners (AANP). She is trained as a primary care provider to treat patients of all ages.
Connie graduated with honors from Texas Tech University Health Science Center in Lubbock, Texas in 2014 with her Master's in Nursing degree and was a member of the Sigma Theta Tau International Honor Society. Connie received her Bachelor of Science in Nursing from the University of Texas at Arlington in 2011 where she also graduated Cum Laude and was a member of the Golden Key Honor Society. Connie is currently enrolled in the Doctor of Nursing (DNP) program at Walden University and was once again invited to join the Golden Key Honor Society.
Connie started her career in the medical field in the 90s as a Licensed Paramedic where she worked EMS in Polk County while attending the ADN program at Angelina College and obtained her RN license in 1998. She then began her career as an Emergency Department nurse for the hospital in Livingston where she still works part time. Connie has held many roles while at CHI ST. Lukes, including ER charge nurse, House Supervisor, Trauma Coordinator and most recently SANE Department Coordinator.
Connie started her career as a Nurse Practitioner with Woodrome Medical and has worked in the Shepherd, Livingston, Onalaska, and Woodville clinics before accepting a position with the Chief Kina Health Clinic as Medical Director, where she has been for the past nearly two years. Connie recently decided to come back to Woodrome Medical and is once again at the Shepherd Clinic.
Connie has worked in the past with the local officials in Polk County to create the first SART (Sexual Assault Response Team) as well as serving as the President of Childrenz Haven, the local Children's Advocacy Center for a year's term, where she was awarded the CAC-TX Team Excellence Award for Medical Professionals, honorable Mention from then Attorney General Greg Abbott's office for her work with the SANE program. Connie also served in the past on the Polk County Child Fatality Review Team, as well as serving on the Deep East Texas Regional Advisory Committee (DETRAC) as the hospital representative for several years. Connie received an award in 2019 for one the Best of Polk County in the Nurse Practitioner category.Connie grew up in Corrigan, Texas where she graduated from Corrigan-Camden High school with honors, and is married to Dennis Bacon, who is also of Corrigan. She has three grown children, seven grandchildren and several bonus grandchildren whom she loves spending time with. Connie enjoys the beach and taking road trips.