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Julie Beehler Welcomed At Family Practice Clinic

By Staff | Jun 9, 2009

The physicians and staff at Palo Alto County Health System welcome Julie Beehler, ARNP, to the Family Practice Clinic in Emmetsburg.

Julie specializes in family health and especially enjoys working with pediatric patients and with women’s health issues. In addition to seeing patients at Family Practice Clinic, Julie also works as a nurse practitioner in the emergency room at Palo Alto County Hospital during clinic hours on Fridays and once a month in the emergency room at Mercy Medical Center- North Iowa in Mason City.

Julie received an associate degree in nursing from the University of South Dakota in Vermillion, her Bachelor of Science in Nursing from University of Iowa and a Masters of Science from South Dakota State University – Family Nurse Practitioner Program. Her clinical training was done with Spencer Family Care Physicians and included training with specialists in areas such as family medicine gynecology, obstetrics, orthopedics, pediatrics, emergency and trauma.

Julie has worked as registered nurse at Spencer Municipal Hospital and Coteau Des Prairies Hospital in Sisseton, South Dakota. She was also a nurse instructor at Iowa Lakes Community College and a nurse practitioner in the emergency department at Mercy North Iowa in Mason City. Her most recent job was working with the underserved at a brand new startup clinic, the Greater Sioux Community Health Center in Sioux Center.

“I enjoy educating patients and families. Having worked with underserved individuals I understand the importance of quality and cost effective care for all individuals”, commented Julie.

Julie and her husband Jade have three children, Eric (age 10), Emily (age 8) and Easton (6 months). In her spare time, Julie enjoys spending time with her children, golfing, reading, biking, boating and running 5 Ks. She is a member of Iowa Nurses Association and was the state American Nurses Association Representative in 2008.

On moving to Palo Alto County Health System, Julie said, “It was an opportunity to be closer to my home and family. Also with my previous work experience, I am very familiar with the specialists available in this area.”

Appointments may be made with Julie by calling Family Practice Clinic in Emmetsburg at 712-852-5555.