Get to know Family Nurse Practitioner, Helene Burke, who serves patients in St. Louis, Missouri.
Helene is a family nurse practitioner currently serving her patients at SSM Health Saint Louis University Hospital where she specializes in colorectal and surgical oncology.
Saint Louis University Hospital is a 356-bed non-profit, research and academic medical center located in St. Louis, Missouri, providing tertiary care for the east Missouri region. The medical center is a part of the SSM Health System and is affiliated with the Saint Louis University School of Medicine.
In regards to her education, Helene graduated with her Bachelor of Science in Nursing degree from Webster University in 1997, and received her Master of Science in Nursing degree from Maryville University in 2011.
To remain up to date in her field, she maintains a professional membership with the American Association of Nurse Practitioners.
On a more personal note, Helene attributes her success to her drive to take care of her cancer patients and helping them to get home and spend time with their families.
A Family Nurse Practitioner (FNP) is an advanced practice registered nurse who works autonomously or in collaboration with other healthcare professionals, to deliver family-focused care. Given the rather broad nature of the “family” patient population focus, FNPs offer a wide range of healthcare services that revolve around the family unit; from health promotion and disease prevention to direct care and counseling across the lifespan.
Learn More about Helene Burke:
Through her online profile, https://todaysnurse.org/network/index.php?do=/4148584/info/ or through SSM Health Saint Louis University Hospital, https://www.ssmhealth.com/find-a-doctor/doctor-details/helene-y-burke-fnp-bc