About Cristy Thomas, DNP, FNP-BC, APRN with Vitality Medical & Wellness Center
Vitality Medical & Wellness Center offers a personalized approach to health care. Cristy Thomas and her staff distinguish themselves from other health care providers by adopting the philosophy “Treat the Person, Not the Symptom,” helping you live longer and better lives.
While treating specific health care issues, Cristy Thomas takes the time to educate each patient about their condition, how it affects their body, and how prescriptions and supplements will benefit their lives.
She continually monitors the treatment of each patient through appointments and blood work.
Cristy Thomas DNP, FNP-BC, APRN
Cristy Thomas, DNP/FNP-BC, APRN, a Family Nurse Practitioner, has completed extensive additional education and training. She offers a dramatically expanded scope of practice over the traditional Medical Practitioner.
More and more people are choosing Nurse Practitioners as their primary, acute/specialty health care provider. In addition to being top-notch health care providers, NPs deliver a unique blend of nursing and medical care. They educate their patients on the effects those problems will have on them, their loved ones, and their communities.
What Services Do Nurse Practitioners Provide?
From treating illnesses to advising on maintaining a healthy lifestyle, NPs provide a full range of services. Patients who see NPs report an extremely high level of satisfaction with the care they receive. Among the many services that NPs provide, they:
- Order, perform and interpret diagnostic tests such as lab work and x-rays.
- Diagnose and treat acute and chronic conditions such as diabetes, high blood pressure, infections and injuries
- Prescribe medications and other treatments
- Manage patients’ overall care
- Spending time counseling patients
- Help patients learn how their actions affect their health and well being.
NPs specialize in many areas, including:
- Acute care
- Adult health
- Family health
- Gerontology health
- Pediatric/Child health
- Psychiatric/Mental health
- Women’s health
NPs also often practice in sub-specialty areas such as:
- Allergy & immunology
- Hematology & Oncology
- Occupational Health
- Pulmonology & Respiratory
- Sports Medicine