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Nurse Practitioner

A Nurse Practitioner is a point of primary healthcare contact who works collaboratively with physicians and other practitioners at WholeHealth Chicago and can diagnose and treat a wide array of health problems. They are an excellent source for acute care, medication refills, wellness exams, physical exams and even as a primary health care practitioner.

What is an Advanced Practice Nurse (APN)?

In Illinois, a licensed APN must have completed an accredited educational program with a master’s degree in nursing (MS or MSN) or doctorate degree in nursing (DNSc, DNP, or PhD) and be board certified. While all APNs are registered professional nurses (RN), only those with advanced education and clinical training are APNs.

  • Certified Nurse Practitioner (CNP): provides the full scope of primary care services in hospitals and clinics with an emphasis on prevention, wellness and patient education.  CNPs can diagnose and treat a variety of illnesses, including ordering tests, making referrals and prescribing medication.

What health services do APNs provide?

Depending on their education and training:

  • Take medical histories and perform physical examinations
  • Diagnose & treat acute and chronic problems (i.e. ,infections, injuries*, asthma, diabetes, hypertension*)
  • Provide routine health care, wellness and disease prevention (prenatal, well-child, preventative adult*)
  • Order and interpret laboratory tests, X-rays & other diagnostic tests
  • Prescribe medications and treatments
  • Provide education and support for healthy lifestyle behaviors
  • Manage normal pregnancy, labor and birth as well as many other aspects of women’s health through and including menopause (C.N.M.)
  • Manage anesthesia care and pain management (C.R.N.A.)
  • Enhance quality and safety throughout the continuum of healthcare by improving patient, nursing, and organizational outcomes
  • Reduce healthcare costs, hospital length of stay, and hospital readmissions
  • Serve as Educators, Leaders, Researchers, Administrators, Change-agents
  • Provide expert consultation throughout continuum of healthcare
  • Provide palliative or end-of-life care

(* indicates a limited list of examples)

Where do APNs practice?

Clinics, physician offices, hospitals, long term care facilities, home health agencies, communities, schools and other health settings.

Maureen Milota, APN
Katie Lucki, APN

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At WholeHealth Chicago our patients have access to providers who use an integrative and functional medicine model. Functional medicine is a real paradigm shift in the practice of health care. Instead of the traditional disease-centered focus of conventional medicine, functional medicine practitioners apply a patient-centered approach that addresses the whole person–not simply isolated symptoms.

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Upcoming Workshops

The Next Lyme Academy Begins
Tuesday, October 4, 5:30-7 pm
Here’s a special invitation for patients of Dr. Kelley who are currently being treated for Lyme disease. Dr. Kelley’s new, four-week Lyme Academy starts on October 4, continuing over the following three Tuesdays.


Awakened Body, Quiet Mind
An innovative workshop series for relieving mind/body stress and tapping into your true power and natural health.
4 Group Sessions with Meghan Roekle, PsyD
Four meetings using a unique combination of embodiment meditation and mental inquiry for deep healing.
Thursdays from 6:00-8:00pm; beginning October 20th

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