Nurse Practitioner

 “What is a Nurse Practitioner?” Nurse practitioners (NPs) are registered nurses who have additional education and nursing experience, which enables them to: Autonomously diagnose and treat illnesses Order and interpret tests Prescribe medications Perform medical procedures NPs are health-care professionals who treat the whole person, an approach that includes: Addressing needs relating to a person’sContinue reading “Nurse Practitioner”

Prescription Refills

“All I need is a prescription refill, Doc…”For prescriptions for long term medication for conditions such as high blood pressure and diabetes, our usual practice is to give enough refills to last until the time that your condition is due to be reassessed by us. These types of conditions need periodic evaluation (often including labContinue reading “Prescription Refills”