Laura Knisley, DNP, APRN-CNP, is an advanced practice registered nurse, family nurse practitioner, and registered dietitian. Laura specializes in endocrinology and advanced diabetes management, focusing on diabetes nutrition and women with diabetes. Laura is board certified in diabetes management and lactation consulting. She received her Doctor of Nursing Practice from Frontier Nursing University. Laura enjoys traveling, hiking with her dog, and walking 5Ks with her daughter for charity.
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.
- Frontier Nursing University
I love empowering people with diabetes with the knowledge and tools they need to make informed choices and live their best lives.
Laura Knisley, DNP, APRN-CNP