Ferguson joins Memorial as nurse practitioner

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JASPER — Memorial Hospital and Health Care Center has added of Family Nurse Practitioner Emily Ferguson to the staff of Memorial Health St. Charles in Jasper. 

Family nurse practitioners are advanced-practice registered nurses who are educated and trained to provide health promotion and maintenance through the diagnosis and treatment of acute illness, as well as chronic health conditions. Family nurse practitioners conduct history and physical exams, and may order diagnostic tests and medical treatments, including prescribing medications.

Ferguson received her master’s in nursing from Maryville University in Saint Louis and her bachelor’s in nursing from the University of Evansville in Evansville. She is certified by the American Association of Nurse Practitioners and most recently worked at Deaconess Clinic at Work in Evansville. Ferguson played NCAA Division 1 women’s softball for the University of Evansville and is a volunteer softball coach at Southridge High School in Huntingburg.

To schedule an appointment with Ferguson, call Memorial Health St. Charles at 812-996-6050. Memorial Health St. Charles is located at 1950 St. Charles Street, Suite 5 in Jasper.

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