Christina Xiong, ARNP-C
Christina Xiong’s Background
- Graduate Degree: Florida Southern College, Lakeland, FL
Patients can be teens, adults, and the elderly, and are treated for a wide array of medical issues.
What does a Family Nurse Practitioner do?
For example, Hypertension, Diabetes, Acute issues such as sore throat, cold & cough.
These are just a few medical issues they may cover.
Family practitioners also participate in well-care visits with their patients. These are visits that the patient attends despite being in good health. For adults, the practitioner will examine their weight to make sure it is at a healthy level, and may perform routine yearly tests – such as cholesterol tests, blood pressure readings – based on a person’s age and other factors. Plus, the provider will administer vaccines to those who need them. A family nurse practitioner is usually the first one that someone will call when they are experiencing an illness or health problem.
Areas of Care:
- Primary Care,
- Sick visits,
- Wellness and
- Office procedures