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Powell Joins North Oaks Primary Care in Hammond

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  • Written By: Maurie Wolfe
Powell Joins North Oaks Primary Care in Hammond

Nurse Practitioner Shay Powell, APRN, FNP-C, has joined North Oaks Primary Care in Hammond, a clinic of North Oaks Health System. To schedule an appointment, call (985) 230-APPT [2778].

Powell comes to North Oaks with five years of critical care nursing experience gained at Northshore hospitals.

Powell obtained her master’s degree in Nursing from Southeastern Louisiana University in Hammond. She is certified by the American Academy of Nurse Practitioners.

Prior to becoming a nurse practitioner, Powell earned a bachelor’s degree in Nursing from the University of Louisiana at Lafayette and an associate degree in Nursing from Southwest Mississippi Community College in Summit.

“I approach each patient respectfully and maintain an open line of communication to ensure that I provide patient-centered care,” shares Powell.

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

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 Primary Care providers at this location include Drs. Gayle H. Beyl and Herbert G. Robinson III; and fellow Nurse Practitioners Jennifer Dubuc, APRN, FNP, and Polly Burrall, APRN, FNP.

The team specializes in providing comprehensive medical care to patients of all ages, from preventative care to managing health conditions.

North Oaks Primary Care in Hammond is located in Suite 201 of the North Oaks Clinic Building at 15813 Paul Vega, M.D., Drive on the North Oaks Medical Center campus.

Clinic hours of operation are 8 a.m.-5 p.m. on weekdays.