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    Our Providers

    Kathleen Florea, FNP

    Family Medicine, Pediatrics

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    Kathleen Florea, DNP, MSN, BSN, BA, CRNP

    Biography: Kathleen Suzanne Florea, BA, BSN, MSN, DNP, FNP, is a board-certified family nurse practitioner. She has earned the highest educational nursing degree, a doctorate of nursing practice, making her extremely qualified to care for patients of all ages and treat a broad range of health conditions – from wellness and prevention to chronic disease management. Her advanced education and clinical expertise means she is an expert in medical and clinical care and teaching and healthcare policy development.

    As a family medicine and primary care practitioner, Florea is committed to patient- and family-centered care. She strives to empower her patients through education, support and self-care management techniques, equipping each person to be there best health and wellness advocate. Florea specializes in treating patients who are living with a chronic illness or disease such as diabetes, hypertension, heart disease and more.

    Florea joined North Country HealthCare in 2007. As a Kingman resident, she selected to join the expert medical team at North Country HealthCare because she, like North Country, is committed to providing comprehensive medical care to patients of all ages who also call the Kingman area home, and works with students who are considering a career in a healthcare-related field.

    Medical Specialties & Interests: Family medicine; primary care; chronic disease management

    Board certifications: Family Nurse Practitioner

    Work History & Leadership:

    • North Country HealthCare; Kingman, Ariz.; Nurse Practitioner; 2007 to present
    • North Country Healthcare; Kingman, Ariz.; Lead Provider
    • National Health Service Corps; Nurse Practitioner; MS; 2004-2007

    Professional Associations:

    • American Association of Nurse Practitioners
    • American Nurses Association
    • The Arizona Association of Nurse Anesthetists

    Languages: English

    Fun fact: In my free time I enjoy cooking, gardening, baking, mosaics, playing the harp, hiking, softball, camping and playing the harp.

     


    Education

    Education:

    • Doctorate: Doctorate of Nursing Practice; University of Pittsburgh; 2015
    • Graduate: Master of Science in Nursing; University of Pennsylvania; 2003
    • Undergraduate: Bachelor of Science in Nursing; University of Pennsylvania; 2002
    • Undergraduate: Bachelor of Arts in Neuroscience; Kenyon College, Gambier, Ohio; 2000

     

     

    Awards

    Awards:

    • Magna Cum Laude; University of Pennsylvania
    • Anderson Cup Humanitarian Award; University of Pennsylvania
    • Summa Cum Laude; University of Pennsylvania
    • National Health Service Corps Scholar; University of Pennsylvania

     

     

    Publications

    Publications:

    • Journal of the American Association of Nurse Practitioners, 2015; Improvement in colon cancer screening through use of a multi-level intervention: A QI initiative.

    Special Projects:

    • Colon Cancer Screening and Compliance; Annual Medicare Wellness Visit Study

    Patient Satisfaction

    We want to improve and you can help! After each visit you may receive a survey via mail or email. This is your opportunity to tell us what we did well and where we could use some improvement. We value your input and act on survey results on a regular basis. North Country HealthCare is committed to providing a quality experience to you and your family at each visit.

    To ensure we are holding ourselves to the highest standards, we partner with an independent patient satisfaction company, Press Ganey. For nearly 30 years, Press Ganey’s mission has been to support healthcare providers in understanding and improving the entire patient experience. As a business partner to more than 20,000 healthcare organizations, Press Ganey leads the industry in transforming the patient experience and creating continuous, sustainable improvement.

     

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