Family Nurse Practitioner
Dr. Becky W. Althaus is a Family Nurse Practitioner in Ft. Worth, TX
with special training and skill in family-centric general health care.
As a Family Nurse Practitioner, Becky W. Althaus, PhD, APRN, FNP-BC, RN, CGC performs
preventative, diagnostic and treatment procedures for a variety of acute and chronic diseases, conditions, and injuries. Family Nurse Practice is
an advanced practice registered nurse who works autonomously or in collaboration with other healthcare professionals to deliver family-oriented care. Significant diseases and conditions treated by
Family Nurse Practitioners include cold and flu, infections, high blood pressure, hormone imbalance, hepatitis, diabetes, lacerations or minor trauma, and sexually transmitted diseases.
Medical tests, procedures and therapies provided by Family Nurse Practitioners
include medical history analysis, physical exams, diagnostic testing, nutrition and treatment plan development, hormone balancing, immunization delivery, wound suturing and removal, and patient education.
Family Nurse Practitioners in Ft. Worth, TX
Dr. Becky W. Althaus is a Genetic Counselor in Ft. Worth, TX
with special training and skill in counseling and medical genetics.
As a Genetic Counselor, Becky W. Althaus, PhD, APRN, FNP-BC, RN, CGC performs
preimplantation testing, predictive testing, carrier testing, prenatal testing, newborn screening, and diagnostic testing. Genetic Counseling is
the process used to determine the risk of inherited disorders in families. Significant diseases and conditions treated by
Genetic Counselors include developmental delay, cleft lip or palate, autism, cystic fibrosis, achondroplasia, Down syndrome, and cancer.
Medical tests, procedures and therapies provided by Genetic Counselors
include reviewing a patient's family history, explaining test results and treatment options, helping families to make decisions, providing emotional support, communicating with laboratories, writing consultation letters, collaborating with health care providers, and conducting research.
Genetic Counselors in Ft. Worth, TX
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