Nurse Practitioners are among the most talented in the healthcare industry. Listening, assessing, collaborating, prescribing, coaching, and designing your health and wellness care is Kimmer's primary focus. NP's bring a blend of holistic health and medicine to each individual they treat. Basing their practice on evidence based medicine, nutrition, patient accountability, mental health and wellness; NP's are able to blend the best of both nursing and medicine. You deserve affordable high quality custom health care.
Although the term "nurse" is their title, don't let that fool you. NP's are qualified as an Advanced Practice Medical Provider to independently assess, diagnose, and prescribe medical treatments to you (unlike regular nurses) in most states. NP's have passed a rigorous National Certification Exam to obtain this privilege and are licensed both at the state and national level.
A typical Advanced Practice Nurse Practitioner (medical provider) has no less than 10 years of advanced clinical medical practice experience. They will refer you to physician specialists when necessary.
Why not just go to Medical School? Opposed to the current philosophy in the health care system that medicine is built around illness and emergency services; Nurse Practitioners believe that people have their own unique wellness and their treatment should incorporate both wellness and disease models of medical care. Often a person's illnesses and injuries can be prevented or managed with meds, supplements, diet, and lifestyle management behaviors.
Nurse Practitioners are committed to prevention and treating the underserved. Keeping quality healthcare affordable for everyone is a priority.
The best healthcare combines knowledge of wellness, disease, and lifestyle management to meet the needs of the patients. Prevention, counsel, assessment, and team medicine all contribute to healthy patients. Nurse Practitioner's knowledge of medicine and health & wellness is foundational to their care delivery. This affords you the best in advanced healthcare and medical practice.
Today, schools of Medicine are attempting to adopt and incorporate these same philosophiesof care into their medical practices.