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Carrie Carrie BSN, RN


Carrie has been a registered nurse for 14 years and works at a local hemodialysis outpatient center. She has experience in cardiac nursing, orthopedic rehabilitation and nephrology nursing. Carrie has been freelance writing for three years and has written many articles on nursing, health and wellness and exercise.

Kelli Kelli RN, BSN

Patricia Patricia RN PhD RH-AHG


Patricia has been a Registered Nurse for almost forty years in a wide variety of settings. As a Registered Nurse, she realized that conventional healthcare was not meeting the needs of all patients. She became an herbalist and obtained a PhD in Natural Health. Patricia is a professional member of the American Herbalist’s Guild, passing the stringent peer reviewed process to become a Registered Herbalist.

Sarah Sarah MSN, RN


Sarah Gehrke, RN, MSN, has 15 years of professional experience in infusion services. She specializes in providing intravenous (I.V.) nutritional therapy by administering vitamins, minerals, and other nutrients directly into the bloodstream. She plans, evaluates, and implements interventions for a wide variety of conditions including: infections (cold/flu), allergies, fatigue, migraines/headaches, fibromyalgia, depression, and nutrient deficiencies. Providing the patient and family with psychosocial and emotional support is an imperative complement to her implementing I.V. therapy. She takes a step-by-step approach to I.V. insertion to ensure safety and accuracy every single time. As a patient advocate, she participates in research and quality improvement studies to promote the use of evidence-based practice. She is an active member of the American Nurses Association and is certified in CPR. She participates in the mentoring program for nursing students at University of Phoenix. Her personalized approach in supplementing and enhancing student’s education is non-threatening and non-judgmental.

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