Get to know Certified Advanced Practice Registered Nurse, Jennifer Erker, who serves patients in Haysville, Kansas.
Jennifer is a certified advanced practice registered nurse working at Haysville Family MedCenter in Haysville, Kansas.
Family MedCenters takes care of families – entire families across generations, new-born to great-grandparents. The staff deliver care on an active family’s schedules. Working from multiple clinics, some seven days a week, they are available to accommodate responsive, expert healthcare.
Graduating with her high school diploma from Pratt High School, Jennifer went on to complete her undergraduate degree at Pratt Community College. From there, she entered graduate school at Wichita State University, earning her Doctor of Nursing Practice degree.
“I began my career as a Nurse Aide after caring for my grandparents at 16 years old. I loved the field, the satisfaction of watching people healing, and also being there in their time of need and loss. I chose to continue my education after being an RN for almost 12 years so I would be able to provide the care I would want my loved ones to have” she stated.
Continuously remaining up to date in her field, Jennifer is an active member of the American Association of Nurse Practitioners, and is involved with the Holy Spirit Catholic Church and School.
A Certified Advanced Practice Registered Nurse (APRN-C) is a nurse who holds certification and has obtained at least a master’s degree in nursing. APRNs may work across various healthcare settings, including hospitals, ambulatory clinics or long-term care facilities. They provide medical support and preventative care to patients, along with additional responsibilities of coordinating patient care and using specialized knowledge to manage complex patient conditions. APRNs can diagnose and treat as well as order and interpret tests and prescribe medications.
Happily married with two sons, Jennifer enjoys her family life, living in the country, hunting, fishing, and relaxing by the fire pit.
Learn More about Jennifer Erker:
Through her online profile, https://todaysnurse.org/network/index.php?do=/4147932/info/ or through Haysville Family MedCenter, https://www.familymedcenters.net/erker-aprn