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Nurse Practitioner

noun. a nurse who is qualified to treat certain medical conditions without the direct supervision of a doctor

— abbreviation NP


Oxford Dictionary

What is a Nurse Practitioner?

A Nurse Practitioner (NP) is a registered nurse who has completed a Master or Doctorate Degree in nursing. They hold additional qualifications which allow them to function autonomously in an advanced clinical role.

About Me

I received my Master of Nursing degree (with Distinction) in Adult Medicine and Women’s Health from Yale University, USA.

With more than 25 years of clinical experience in the American and Australian health systems, my approach to health is one that combines Evidence Based Practices with a holistic and empathetic approach for every patient I care for.

My special interests are family planning, sexual health, diabetes care, menopause, preventative medicine, and patient education.

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