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FAQ

What can a Nurse Practitioner Do For You?
Nurse practitioners are key members of any health-care team.
They work collaboratively with family physicians and other members of the health care team.

Primary Health Care Nurse Practitioners (PHC NPs) are registered nurses, who are specialists in primary health care, who provide accessible, comprehensive and effective care to clients of all ages. They are experienced nurses with additional nursing education which enables them to provide individuals, families, groups and communities with health services in health promotion, disease and injury prevention, cure, rehabilitation and support.

Nurse Practitioner skills include the ability to:
provide wellness care including health screening activities such as pap smears and monitoring infant growth and development
diagnose and treat minor illnesses such as ear and bladder infections
diagnose and treat minor injuries such as sprains and lacerations
screen for the presence of chronic disease, such as diabetes
monitor people with stable chronic disease, such as hypertension
Cheryl also provides smoking cessation consultations and ongoing car