Springfield native, nurse joins North Oaks clinic _lowres

April McIntyre

Springfield native and resident April Kluka McIntyre has joined North Oaks Physician Group as a family nurse practitioner with North Oaks Primary Care Clinic in Livingston.

A member of the North Oaks Health System team for nine years, McIntyre comes to North Oaks Primary Care Clinic in Livingston from the North Oaks Medical Center Emergency Department, where she worked as a nurse practitioner for the past two years.

McIntyre earned a bachelor’s degree in nursing and a master’s degree in nursing from Southeastern Louisiana University in Hammond.

She is certified by the American Academy of Nurse Practitioners. She is a member of the American Association of Nurse Practitioners and Louisiana Association of Nurse Practitioners.

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.

For information, call (225) 686-4930.