William W. Thomas II, MSN, APRN, FNP-C, a Family Nurse Practitioner & an Advanced Practice Registered Nurse with Hillview Health Care Center

Get to know Family Nurse Practitioner & Advanced Practice Registered Nurse, William W. Thomas II, who serves patients in Southern IL and Western KY. 

Will is a family nurse practitioner & an advanced practice registered nurse who is currently serving patients at Hillview Health Care Center in Vienna, IL. Hillview Health Care Center is a 67-bed nursing home that offers residents state-of-the-art medical services and nutritional services at affordable prices.

Will is also affiliated with Baptist Health Paducah in Paducah, Kentucky. Baptist Health Paducah is a region-leading hospital for patients in Western Kentucky, Southeastern Missouri, Southern Illinois, and Western Tennessee. Will works in the Urgent Care department as a Nurse Practitioner serving the community for urgent care type needs instead of patients having to go to the ER for care. 

Will earned his Bachelor of Science in Nursing degree from Chamberlain University in Downers Grove, Illinois in 2009. He then went on to earn his Master of Science in Nursing degree from the same university in 2018. 

Will attributes his success to his mother. She was a great, inspirational mentor in his life, helping to guide him in becoming the best that he can be. Will also attributes his success to his ability to provide safe and high quality patient care, as well as his strive to make a difference.

Willis a member of the American Association of Nurse Practitioners, the American Association for Long Term Care Nursing, and the Sigma Theta Tau International Honor Society of Nursing. 

A family nurse practitioner (FNP), like Will, 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.

An advanced practice registered nurse (APRN) is a nurse with postgraduate education in nursing. APNs are prepared with advanced didactic and clinical education, knowledge, skills, and scope of practice in nursing.

Learn More about William W. Thomas II:

Through his online profile, https://todaysnurse.org/network/index.php?do=/4144458/info/

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