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Nurse practitioners work in collaborative practice with the physicians on the medical staff at Cass Regional Medical Center. A nurse practitioner is a registered nurse (RN) who has advanced education and clinical training in a health care specialty area. Nurse practitioners work with people of all ages and their families, providing guidance on important health issues.

Nurse practitioners can:

  • Obtain medical histories and perform physical examinations;
  • Diagnose and treat acute health problems such as infections and injuries;
  • Diagnose, treat and monitor chronic diseases such as diabetes and high blood pressure;
  • Order, perform and interpret diagnostic studies such as lab work and x-rays;
  • Prescribe medications and treatments;
  • Provide prenatal care and family planning services;
  • Provide well-child care, including screening and immunizations;
  • Provide health maintenance care for adults, including annual physicals;
  • Promote positive health behaviors and self-care skills through education and counseling;
  • Collaborate with physicians and other health professionals.

Meet our Nurse Practitioners

Kristin Anstine, DNP, APRN, FNP-BC
Darya Collins, RN, BSN, ARNP
Stephanie Duarte, MSN, ARNP, BC
Karmen Goosey, RN, MSN, FNP-BC
Jackie Kumm, RN, FNP-BC
Melinda Lacy, FNP-BC

Angelena Orear, ARNP, NP-C
Molly Urton, MSN, FNP-C