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.
About Crystal Ward Vollans
Certified Diabetes Educator – specializes in helping people learn how to manage their diabetes.
A Certified Diabetes Educator has specialized education in diabetes, diabetes education and care management for those who need to learn the tools and skills necessary to control their diabetes and avoid long term complications due to diabetes. A Certified Diabetes Educator evaluates blood work and medications related to diabetes and works collaboratively with physicians and nurse practitioners.
Smoking Cessation Specialist – specializes in helping people with their smoking cessation efforts. A Smoking Cessation Specialist has specialized education around smoking and smoking cessation.
Certified Fitness Instructor Specialist – specializes in group fitness classes.