DT | LIV: Five Ways to Make the Most of Your Physician Visit
Whether you’re seeing your provider for your annual physical or because you’re sick or injured, the pressure to remember to ask all of the right questions is real! Primary care provider Joan Smith, APRN, will discuss vital questions to ask, what to bring along to your visit and tips to maximize your appointment time.
Joan Smith, APRN, FNP-C, is a Board-certified family nurse practitioner who provides primary care at AdventHealth Medical Group’s Internal Medicine & Pediatrics office in South Overland Park. Joan provides primary care for patients of all ages, with a particular focus on wellness and preventive care.
She earned her FNP certificate from Fort Hays State University, her masters of science in nursing from the University of Oklahoma and her bachelors of science in nursing from the University of Missouri. She has worked as a nurse practitioner, a registered nurse, a nurse educator and nursing faculty, with focus areas ranging from primary care and medical-surgical to ICU and cardiovascular.