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Kara Diersing Clapp, PhD, APRN
Family Nurse Practitioner
Monday, June 26, 2017
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Doctor Kara, PC
PO Box 901020
Sandy, Utah 84090-1026
Voice: (801) 495-9303
 

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Hello!
Thank you for visiting my website.  I am excited that I can now serve clients the way I have always dreamed of since I was 19 years old. I've seen a lot of health care in 33 years of nursing--- I know I can offer something better than anything I've seen.

Now after all the hard work and 14 years of education, I get to provide what I believe is better service to people who need health care. Please call me and let me show you how I can be of service to you. I love jokes! Bring me a joke when you visit. Laughter is the BEST medicine.

For those of you who have not yet met me, don't be shy about calling me. Although I am a well-educated professional, I am still the oldest daughter of a single mother who was ill all of my childhood and to whom I was a caregiver from the time I was 8-14 years old. Needless to say, I grew up poor in Ohio. And you never forget what poor feels like.

 I am fortunate that God has given me a college education. It my delight to fulfill the responsibilities that go hand in hand with His gift. I enjoy being able to offer health care  to all people regardless of insurance status--insured, uninsured, and under-insured--without making you wait and helping you relax while you are in my clinic.

Even as a professional woman, I have been without health insurance. I know hardship firsthand. My personal experience with hardship is the reason I am committed to meeting the needs of all who visit with me.

 

Best Wishes,

Kara Diersing Clapp, PhD NP-c
 

About Dr. Kara the Nurse Practitioner

Doctor Kara, PC Family Health Clinic is a Professional Corporation (PC) established in 2006 to provide you, the medical consumer with an alternative to the traditional medical system. The clinic is owned and operated by Kara Diersing Clapp, PhD, NP-c, a certified and licensed Family Nurse Practitioner who also earned a PhD.

The mission of the clinic is to set a new standard for healthcare not found anywhere else in Utah where your time and your health are the most important factors in your treatment. Wwe believe that only you and your healthcare professional should decide on your healthcare, and not a collection of insurance company employees or stockholders.

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Doctor Kara, PC
Kara Diersing Clapp, PhD, NP-c

PO Box 901026
Sandy, Utah 84090-1026
Voice: (801) 495-9303
 

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Kara Diersing Clapp, PhD, NP-c Family Nurse Practitioner

Kara's career spans 32 years of nursing and includes: Orthopedics/Neurology, Medical-Surgical Nursing, Case Management, Worker's Compensation, Psychiatric-Mental Health, Geriatrics, Physical Rehabilitation, Pediatrics, Community Health, and Nursing Education.

Kara's doctoral research focused on children who are caregivers to chronically ill or disabled parents.

Kara's core belief is that health care should be consumer driven in a free market system. Health care providers should work for the patient and not serve the interests of the insurance industry. Health care insurance should be purchased just like our car insurance--for catastrophic protection--and not used for frequent maintenance like oil changes, tire rotations, etc. Before you ask the government to get involved with your health care--talk to a Medicare or Medicaid covered person about how well their government insurance plan is working for them. When you hear the answers, you will never ask for government-assisted health care again.

Clinical Training (practicum and residency rotations as an NP student)

  • Adolescent Health and At-Risk Youth
  • Internal Medicine
  • Women's Health
  • Chronic Wounds
  • Urgent Care
  • Family Practice

Education

  • Post-Master's Certificate (51 credit hours), 2006. PhD in Nursing Research, 2005. University of Utah College of Nursing.
  • MS, 1995. Wright State University. Community Health Nursing Program.
  • BSN, 1991. Wright State University. Nursing Program.
  • ADN, 1982. Kettering College of Medical Arts, Nursing.

Certification

  • Community Health Clinical Nurse Specialist, American Nurses Credentialing Center since 1997.
  • Family Nurse Practitioner,  American Academy of Nurse Practitioners since August 2006.

Research

The Process of Young Caregiving from the Perspectives of Young Caregivers, Former Young Caregivers, and Their Chronically Ill/Disabled Parents: A Grounded Theory Approach. Dissertation Research, December 2005.

Publications

A Grounded Theory Approach to the Process of Young Caregiving from the Perspectives of Former Young Caregivers, Current Young Caregivers, and their Chronically Ill Parents

With the advent of increasing survival rates related to catastrophic illness, disability, and chronic illness, children 18 years old or younger are being called upon to serve as caregivers. This study sought to explain the social process of young caregiving and was guided by the following three questions: (a) How does the phenomenon of young caregiving begin? 

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