Nikki Buckingham, APRN-CNP, is an Adult-Gerontology Primary Care Nurse Practitioner, as well as a certified oncology nurse.
She has over 15 years of experience in hospital and outpatient clinics for medical patients and hematology/oncology patients. Nikki earned a Bachelor of Science degree in Nursing from Ohio University and a Master of Science degree in Nursing from the University of Cincinnati.
Nikki is a mother of one son and loves to travel, especially on cruises, and boats on the lake.
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.
- 2002: University of Cincinnati College of Nursing