Story last updated at 8/22/2012 - 2:13 pm
TENAKEE SPRINGS - SouthEast Alaska Regional Health Consortium Family Nurse Practitioner Michele Susie will travel to Tenakee Springs to provide special clinics on Sept. 5-6 at the Genevieve Soboleff Clinic.
Susie, who normally is based at the Klukwan Health Center and Haines Health Center, will take appointments for physical exams, well-child exams, well-woman exams, and chronic health issues. Fasting lab blood-draws are scheduled for Thursday morning.
To schedule one of the appointments, call the Haines Health Center at 766-6300 and leave your name and number with the scheduler.
Susie earned a Bachelor of Science in Nursing from the University of Kentucky in Lexington, and a Master of Science in Nursing from Spalding University in Louisville, Ky. She is board certified as a family nurse practitioner by the American Nurses Credentialing Center Commission on Certification and the American Academy of Nurse Practitioners Certification Program. Susie has been inducted into the Iota Gamma Chapter of the Sigma Theta Tau International Honor Society of Nursing.
Besides her time working in Klukwan and Haines for SEARHC, Susie also has worked as a nurse practitioner and community health aide/practitioner program supervisor at the SEARHC Kake Health Center. In addition, she has worked in primary health care and emergency services in Big Timber, Mont.; with a mobile health clinic in Lexington, Ky.; and in emergency departments in Southeastern Kentucky and Southwestern Montana. In Alaska, Susie spent 2 1/2 years working in the Alutiiq villages of Port Graham and Nanwalek on the Kenai Peninsula before coming to SEARHC.