Nursing Staff - Niagara North Family Health Team

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Nursing Staff

Niagara-on-the-Lake

Virgil Site

Kim ChowRegistered Practical Nurse

Kerri-Anne HaworthRegistered Practical Nurse

Jacqueline LarocqueRegistered Practical Nurse

Helen FerleyRegistered Nurse, Certified Diabetes Educator
Helen’s programs: Diabetes Support Program

Joan GrahamRegistered Nurse (Mental Health Nurse)
Joan’s programs: Mental Health Team

Bobbie VanGelderRegistered Nurse
Bobbie’s programs: COPD Program, Asthma Program, Smoking Cessation Program & Memory Clinic, Osteoporosis Program

Judy ValkRegistered Nurse (Outreach Coordinator & Program Nurse)
Judy’s programs: Hypertension Program, Osteoporosis Program

Niagara-on-the-Lake Hospital Site

ChelseaRegistered Practical Nurse

LindaRegistered Practical Nurse

St. Catharines

Mcmaster niagara family health centre site

Kim HusenRegistered Nurse, Certified Diabetes Educator
Kim’s programs: Diabetes Care Team

Alanna KlosRegistered Practical Nurse
Alanna’s programs: Foot Care

lake-carlton site

Lee BatemanRegistered Nurse, Wound Care Specialist
Lee’s Programs:  
Foot Care, Wound CareSmoking Cessation Program

Sarah Southcott – Registered Nurse, Outreach Coordinator

Yvonne VanLankveldRegistered Nurse (Mental Health Nurse)
Yvonne’s programs:  Mental Health Team & Memory Clinic

Registered Practical Nurses

RPNs are health care professionals. They combine nursing skill, knowledge and judgment and are experts of nursing care in various sectors of healthcare. RPNs can perform tasks including but not limited to; bringing patients in to exam rooms, taking patients vitals and giving injections under the supervision of an on-site Medical Doctor or Nurse Practitioner. They are regulated by the College of Nurses of Ontario (CNO).

Registered Nurses

RNs are health care professionals educated in clinical practice, decision-making, critical thinking, leadership, research utilization and resource management. RNs can care for patients with more complex needs in unpredictable situations. Registered Nurses can have specialized training in a variety of different fields. RNs can provide education to patients and make health recommendations. RNs are regulated by the College of Nurses of Ontario (CNO).