Ms. Ware?s clinical interests include non-cardiac vascular disease, as well as risk-factor and life-style modifications including smoking cessation, lipid management, nutrition, exercise, stress reduction and self-care. She has experience with complex wound care and venous disease, and is interested in healthcare economics policy, tobacco control policy, and patient advocacy.
Ms. Ware has a patient-centered approach to health for individuals, with a focus on maximizing wellness within the spectrum of the disease process. She highlights the importance of family, social and community support for wellness. She feels that a basis for patient-directed goal setting for wellness considers all aspects of human needs, including physical, mental, emotional, intellectual and spiritual.
A.N.P., M.S.N., UC San Francisco School of Nursing, San Francisco, California, 2005
B.S.N., San Diego State University, San Diego, California, 1983
Nurse Practitioner/Adult Health, 2005
Vascular Nursing, 2000
American College of Nurse Practitioners
American Nurses Association
American Nurses Association/California
California Association for Nurse Practitioners
Society for Vascular Nursing