Shallotte, N.C., Nov. 21, 2013 – Novant Health Oceanside Family Medicine and Convenient Care in Shallotte recently welcomed Catherine “Katy” Swain, FNP-C, as a new nurse practitioner with the group.
Most recently, Swain worked as a registered nurse at Novant Health Oceanside Family Medicine and Convenient Care while she completed her certification as a family nurse practitioner.
A member of the American Association of Nurse Practitioners, Swain recently received her master’s degree from the family practitioner program at Duke University in Durham, N.C. Prior to attending graduate school, Swain received her bachelor’s degree in nursing from the University of North Carolina at Wilmington.
As part of her training as a nurse practitioner, Swain also completed residencies at Varnam Family Wellness Center, Shallotte Medical Center, Pelican Family Medicine, Columbus Pediatrics and Adolescent Care, and the Columbus County Health Department. In addition, Swain brings hospital experience to her new role having practiced as a nurse at both New Hanover Regional Medical Center in Wilmington, N.C., and the Medical University of South Carolina in Charleston, S.C.
“I have enjoyed my transition to this new role at Novant Health Oceanside Family Medicine and Convenient Care,” said Swain. “It’s a wonderful opportunity to work alongside a group of talented providers in a great community.”
Novant Health Oceanside Family Medicine and Convenient Care offers a wide range of services for all ages. The practice provides care for every member of the family – from infants and children to adults and seniors. Services include preventive healthcare; physical exams, including school, sports and employment physicals; women’s health visits; immunizations; and same-day sick appointments.
In addition, the practice offers extended hours for walk-in convenient care seven days a week: Monday to Friday 8 a.m. to 8 p.m., Saturday 9 a.m. to 6 p.m., and Sunday 12 to 5 p.m. No appointment is necessary for the convenient care clinic.
Novant Health Oceanside Family Medicine and Convenient Care is located at 5145 Sellers Street in Shallotte. For more information or to schedule an appointment, visit www.NHOceansideFamilyMedicine.org or call 910-754-4441.