Rachel Curtis, MSN, APRN, FNP-BC, the Chief Nursing Officer at Tuscola County Medical Care Community

Get to know Advanced Practice Registered Nurse & Board-Certified Family Nurse Practitioner, Rachel Curtis, who serves patients in Caro, Michigan.

Specializing in urgent care, Rachel is an advanced practice registered nurse & board-certified family nurse practitioner. She is the Chief Nursing Officer at Tuscola County Medical Care Community in Caro, Michigan.

Tuscola County Medical Care Community is a skilled nursing and long term care facility providing superior resident care for a wide variety of medical needs as well as convalescence for post operative recovery and short or long term illnesses. All of the staff are equipped with the skills and knowledge to provide the best care for all skilled nursing needs.

Back in 2011, Rachel graduated with her Bachelor of Science in Nursing degree from Saginaw Valley State University. She then went on to earn her Master of Science in Nursing degree from Olivet Nazarene University in 2018.

Attributing her success to her determination and dedication to provide the best care to her patients, she is an active member of the American Association of Directors of Nursing Services and the American Association of Nurse Practitioners. She also holds a certificate in Basic Life Support (BLS – not supported for postnominal use) and remains affiliated with Hills & Dales General Hospital in Cass City. 

An Advanced Practice Registered Nurse (APRN) is a nurse who 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.

A Board-Certified Family Nurse Practitioner (FNP-BC) holds board certification and provides continuing and comprehensive healthcare for the individual and family across all ages, genders, diseases, and body systems. FNPs maintain patient records, perform physical exams, order or perform diagnostic tests, prescribe medications, develop treatment plans, as well as treat acute and chronic illnesses, conditions, and injuries that fall under primary care.

Learn More about Rachel Curtis:

Through her online profile, https://todaysnurse.org/network/index.php?do=/4147436/info/ 

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