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Julie Scott, MSN, ANP-BC, AOCNP

Nurse Practitioner and Freelance Health Writer

Expertise

Oncology, Hematology

Education

University of Missouri - St. Louis, Maryville University , University of Missouri- Columbia

Highlights

Receiving a cancer diagnosis can bring fear and uncertainty. My goal is for patients and their caregivers to be well educated on what is happening and know they have a reliable resource for information.

— Julie Scott, MSN, ANP-BC, AOCNP

Experience

Julie has been a Registered Nurse since 2006 and an Adult Nurse Practitioner since 2010. With years of experience in medical oncology, she is certified as an Advanced Oncology Certified Nurse Practitioner. She currently practices in a community oncology setting and has experience in many solid tumor and hematologic malignancies, as well as benign hematology diagnoses. In addition to clinical practice, she also serve as an adjunct faculty member for an MSN program and enjoys freelance writing as well.

Education

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