Quality Care from a Certified Nurse Practitioner and board certified multiple sclerosis nurse
Posted Sep 01 2010 12:00am
In many communities around the world, there may not be a MS Neurologist or even a neurologist, but might be a Nurse Practitioner who is a board certified MS Nurse and quite capable in treating you.
Please read of one, who I am fortunate to know, and how she has added a benefit to the MS medical arena in South Florida.
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Jennifer Smrtka, MSN, ANP-C, MSCN
Jennifer M. Smrtka, MSN, ANP-C, MSCN, is a board certified adult nurse practitioner and board certified multiple sclerosis nurse. She earned her BSN from Michigan State University in East Lansing, MI, and her MSN from the University of Michigan in Ann Arbor, MI. She has held faculty teaching and clinical positions at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill Medical School and Columbia University School of Nursing in NYC. At both academic posts, she was faculty nurse practitioner for the UNC MS Center and the Columbia University Multiple Sclerosis Clinical Care Center. She has exclusively worked in MS since 2003 as a clinician, clinical instructor, consultant, and a clinical research investigator. She is a board member of the International Organization of Multiple Sclerosis Nurses. She currently collaborates with Dr. Brian Steingo of the Ft. Lauderdale MS Center in Ft. Lauderdale, Florida. She has published multiple journal articles and lectured extensively on the topics of the clinical aspects, treatments, and the pathophysiology of MS.
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