As a Certified Family Nurse Practitioner (FNP-C), Linda Pierson has advanced education and training with a Masters of Science as well as a Masters of Science in Nursing. Linda partners with her patients to promote heart health through education and therapeutic lifestyle changes. Linda is enthusiastic about educating her patients, and partners with them to determine the lifestyle changes they can make to promote heart health. She is adept at tackling complex issues and working as a team to improve her patient’s health.
Linda is qualified as a primary health care provider. She also has extensive training and experience in the care of patients with cardiovascular disease and heart failure, including patients with cardiac devices. Linda received her Masters of Science in Nursing as well as her Post Masters Certificate for Family Nurse Practitioner through Oregon Health Sciences University in Portland, Oregon. She graduated from both programs summa cum laude. Linda has received national recognition for consistenly maintaining CCRN certification for 40 years. This credential is highly regarded as recognition of advanced knowledge and clinical expertise in the care of acutely/critically ill patients and their families.