Kimberly Ekrem Rice, APRN-CNP, received her Master of Science in Adult Gerontology Acute Care Nurse Practitioner from University of Alabama Birmingham and her Bachelor of Nursing from Belmont University in Nashville.
Kimberly's commitment to her patients mirrors the network's mission to improve the quality of life of the people in the communities we serve.
Scope of Service
What is a Certified Nurse Practitioner?
A certified nurse practitioner (CNP) is an Advanced Practice Registered Nurse. They hold a master's or doctoral degree and have advanced clinical training. They collaborate with physicians to diagnose and treat patients. Like physicians, they can make referrals, provide physical exams, order and interpret tests, and prescribe medications.
- 2016: University of Alabama Birmingham School of Nursing
- American Association of Critical Care Nurses: