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To expand your access to healthcare Chelsie Promes, CNP, FNP-BC, MSN with the help of her wonderful husband Jeremy, opened Quality Health Clinic, Prof. LLC in Springfield, SD located at 806 8th Street on February 12th, 2018. On June 26th, 2018, Chelsie and Jeremy Promes opened their clinic at a second location in Yankton, SD. The Yankton clinic is located at 2001 Broadway Avenue. It serves as a walk-in, urgent care clinic with some family practice.
Chelsie, a board-certified nurse practitioner received her nursing degree in 2011 from College of Saint Mary in Omaha, Nebraska and worked in intensive care for 4 years while obtaining a Master’s of Science in Nursing Education degree from Nebraska Wesleyan University and a Family Nurse Practitioner Degree from Clarkson College. She worked as an Assistant Professor of Nursing at Mount Marty College for 4 years, as well as, seeing patients in an urgent care setting in Yankton, prior to opening QHC.
So what is a nurse practitioner? Nurse practitioners (AKA NP, CNP, APRN) are the healthcare providers of choice for many patients across the world. NPs don’t just treat the illness, they treat the whole person, providing a unique approach of both nursing and medicine. They have advanced nursing degrees and board certification in their area of specialty. NPs bring a unique perspective to the care of individuals across the lifespan.
Order, perform and interpret diagnostic tests such as lab work and x-rays
Diagnose and treat both acute and chronic conditions such as diabetes, high blood pressure, infections and injuries
Prescribe medications and other treatments
Manage patient’s care
Make referrals as needed