Nurse Practitioner - Deb Garvey

 

MIHM; MN; Grad Dip Crit Care (ED, ICU, CCU) GDLP; RIPRN; LLB; BN; Cert Skin Cancer Medicine; Cert Women's Health

Our Nurse Practitioner is available every Saturday from 8am to 10am, or beyond by appointment only on 03-56675680.

The Nurse Practitioner  provides a new level of service for our community. It is designed to provide timely access to healthcare for all Australians. A Nurse Practitioner is a Registered Nurse who has completed both advanced University study at Masters level and extensive clinical training to expand upon the traditional role of a Registered Nurse.

 

They work as key members of the healthcare team and collaborate with other nurses and healthcare professionals including GP’s, medical and surgical specialists, physiotherapists, dietitians occupational therapists and many others.

 

A Nurse Practitioner is able to work autonomously and collaboratively and is able to provide advanced level of healthcare to those in the community. Nurse Practitioners are protected under legislation and can prescribe medications, order many diagnostic tests and refer to specialists. They can diagnose, treat and review people that they care for.

 

Deb has a whole range of degree qualifications including:
• Nurse Practitioner Endorsement
• Masters of International Health Management
• Masters of Nursing
• Graduate Diploma of Critical Care (ED, ICU, CCU)
• RIPRN (Rural Isolated Practice Registered Nurse)
• Bachelor of Nursing and a range of certificate qualifications including
  - Womens Health
  - Primary Care, Skin Cancer Medicine
  - Aero-Medical Retrieval

 

ALL Consultations are Bulk-Billed but there are some charges for certain procedures. You will be informed of prices.
Some of these procedures include

•  Ear Syringing
•  Cryotherapy (Freezing)
•  Implanon insertion/removal
•  Suturing
•  Surgical Removal of Skin Cancer
•  Dressings

 

Also available to purchase are some travel vaccinations (there is no charge to have them administered)
•  Hepatitis A
•  Hepatitis B
•  Typhoid
•  Boostrix (Tetanus/Whooping Cough)

2018 Bass Coast People's Choice award

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TARWIN LOWER & DISTRICT COMMUNITY HEALTH CENTRE

19 Walkerville Rd
Tarwin Lower, 3956
Australia

PH: 5667 5680

tarwinlowerchc@gmail.com

OPEN HOURS:

MON - FRI: 9am - 6pm
SAT: 8am to 10am
SUN: Closed - unless an event is on!

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