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Team Members

Registered Nurse

A registered nurse working as part of your collaborative family practice team has additional training in primary health care.

A REGISTERED NURSE CAN:

  • Help manage health issues such as diabetes, asthma, COPD, high blood pressure, smoking, cholesterol, and heart disease.
  • Provide well-baby visits and prenatal care.
  • Review patient medications.
  • Perform pap tests and yearly exams.
  • Provide teaching and support for healthy living on topics such as healthy eating, physical activity, mental health, and sexual health.
  • Review and promote health screening.
  • Provide immunizations, injections, wound care, and more.

Adapted from the Family Practice Nurses Association of Nova Scotia

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