Family Practice Nurse – Registered Nurse
Family Practice Nurse (FPN) advocates for and supports patients as they navigate through the health care system. FPN offer health promotion, health education and disease prevention care and education (including disease specific teaching, medication review and management, lifestyle counselling and immunization information). FPN works collaboratively with physicians, nurse practitioners and other members of the allied health team assisting them with several aspects of patient care. FPN performs clinical skills such as administering immunizations, allergy injections, ear flushing, suture removal and dressing changes. FPN are also involved in well-baby and family care that ensures continuity of care from birth to end of life.
Smoking Cessation Specialist – specializes in helping people with their smoking cessation efforts. A Smoking Cessation Specialist has specialized education around smoking and smoking cessation.