Hospital Affiliation: Kettering Medical Center, Sycamore Medical Center
Tammy Thorn, APRN-CNP is a board-certified adult psychiatric mental health nurse practitioner (PMHNP) serving Kettering and the surrounding community. Tammy completed her Bachelor of science in nursing and Master of science in nursing at Wright State University in Dayton, OH. She then went on to complete her certificate in Psychiatric Mental Health Nursing at the University of Cincinnati in Cincinnati, OH. Tammy has more than 11 years of experience treating patients of all ages throughout their lifespan. Tammy is also a board-certified family nurse practitioner with experience in internal medicine and urgent care. Tammy’s commitment to her patients mirrors the networks mission of improving the lives of the people in the communities we serve.
SCOPE OF SERVICE
Adult Psychiatry and Behavioral Medicine
PHILOSOPHY OF CARE
“My philosophy of care is that good health, both physical and mental, is achieved with teamwork between patient and provider.” - Tamara Thorn, APRN-CNP
YEARS OF EXPERIENCE
Present, Board certified, Family Nurse Practitioner, Association of Nursing Credentialing Center
Present, Board certified, Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioner, Association of Nursing Credentialing Center
Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS)
Basic Life Support (BLS)
2016, Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioner Certificate, University of Cincinnati, Cincinnati, OH
2011, Teaching Certificate, Wright State University, Dayton, OH
2011, Master of Science, Family Nurse Practitioner, Wright State University, Dayton, OH
2007, Bachelors of Science in Nursing, Wright State University, Dayton, OH
Member, American Association of Nurse Practitioners
Member, Ohio Association of Nurse Practitioners
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.