Why choose a Nurse Practitioner as your Health Provider...
Invariably, as the seasons change, someone in your family will become ill and need the care of a medical professional. Depending on the area in which you live, you may be faced with a choice: visit the doctor or see a nurse practitioner. We all know what a doctor is, and what they do, but many people become confused when it comes to nurse practitioners.
Here are some facts you should know when it comes to choosing a nurse practitioner:
Lomack Primary Care: A Nurse Practitioner Clinic...
Nkiru "Nikki" Ezeani with Lomack primary care delivers a unique blend of nursing and medical care. Nikki, along with her staff, provide comprehensive, personalized health education and counseling and assist patients in making better lifestyle and health choices.
Lomack has distinguished itself from other healthcare providers by focusing on the whole person when treating specific health problems and educating their patients on the effects those problems will have on them, their loved ones and their communities.
Lomack provides high-quality care and counseling, and can lower the cost of health care for patients through fewer emergency room visits, shorter hospital stays and lower medication costs.
-0- NPs are advanced practice nurses who provide high-quality healthcare services similar to those of a doctor. NPs focus on health promotion, disease prevention, health education and counseling. They help patients make wise health and lifestyle choices.
-0- NPs practice in many types of settings: clinics, hospitals, emergency rooms, urgent care sites, private physician or NP practices, nursing homes, schools, colleges, and public health departments.
-0- NPs are licensed in all states and the District of Columbia. They practice under the rules and regulations of the state in which they are licensed. NPs are nationally certified in their specialty area and are recognized as expert healthcare providers.
-0- NPs have graduate, advanced education and clinical training beyond their registered nurse preparation. Most have master's degrees and many have doctorates.
-0- NPs provide a full range of services. Patients who see NPs report an extremely high level of satisfaction with the care they receive. Among the many services that NPs provide are:
Order, perform and interprete diagnostic tests such as lab work and x-rays; Diagnose and treat acute and chronic conditions such as diabetes, high blood pressure, infections and injuries; Prescribe medications and other treatments; Manage patients overall care; Educating and counseling patients; Referral to specialists; Short waiting time during office visit.
Contact our Certified Nurse Practitioner at (301) 593-1700 or e-mail: