Hospital Affiliation: Soin Medical Center
Sara Sweet, APRN-CNP, is a Women’s Health Nurse Practitioner (WHNP) who is board-certified through the Nurse Practitioner’s National Certification Corporation. She completed her Bachelor of Science degree in Nursing at D’youville College in Buffalo, NY, and her Master’s degree in Women’s Health Nurse Practitioner at the University of Cincinnati. Prior to certifying as a WHNP, she worked as a labor and delivery nurse for five years in the U.S. Air Force in the Dayton, Ohio, area. She has a strong interest in obstetrics, adolescent gynecologic health and family planning and is passionate about working with young women to help them become and stay healthy through education.
What is a Certified Nurse Practitioner?
A certified nurse practitioner is a licensed provider that has completed a master's or doctoral degree program and has advanced clinical training. They work in collaboration with physicians to diagnose and treat health conditions. Like physicians, they can make referrals, provide physical exams, order and interpret tests, and prescribe medications.