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Family Nurse Practitioner April Kluka McIntyre of Springfield Joins Staff of North Oaks Primary Care Clinic in Livingston

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  • Written By: Melanie Zaffuto
Family Nurse Practitioner April Kluka McIntyre of Springfield Joins Staff of  North Oaks Primary Care Clinic in Livingston

Springfield native and resident April Kluka McIntyre, MSN, FNP-C, has joined North Oaks Physician Group as a Family Nurse Practitioner with North Oaks Primary Care Clinic in Livingston. New adult and pediatric patients, age 2 and older, are now being accepted. To schedule an appointment or get information on accepted insurance plans, call (225) 686-4930.

A member of the North Oaks Health System team for 9 years, McIntyre comes to North Oaks Primary Care Clinic in Livingston from the North Oaks Medical Center Emergency Department, where she worked as a Nurse Practitioner for the past 2 years.

McIntyre earned a bachelor’s degree in Nursing and a master’s degree in Nursing as a Family Nurse Practitioner from Southeastern Louisiana University in Hammond. She is certified by the American Academy of Nurse Practitioners. Professionally, she is a member of both the American Association of Nurse Practitioners and Louisiana Association of Nurse Practitioners.

Nurse Practitioners are nationally certified, state-licensed medical professionals who can practice independently.

They are known as “physician extenders” educated under the nursing model, which emphasizes health promotion and education. Nurse Practitioners are credentialed to manage the overall care of their patients, diagnose and treat medical conditions, prescribe medications and provide education to their patients on disease prevention and management.

Other North Oaks Primary Care providers in Livingston include: Family Medicine Physician Gayle H. Beyl, MD, and Internal Medicine Physician Felix L. Torres, MD.

North Oaks Primary Care Clinic in Livingston is located on the second floor of North Oaks-Livingston Parish Medical Complex at 17199 Spring Ranch Road. Clinic hours of operation are 8 a.m.-5 p.m. on weekdays.

For more information about North Oaks Physician Group’s network of primary, walk-in and specialty clinics, click here. You also can get to know North Oaks Physician Group providers and get expert answers to your health questions at www.northoaks.tv.