Dr. Yvette Lowery

Emergency Room Nurse Practitioner

Yvette Lowery DNP, MSN/Ed., FNP-c, CCRN, CEN, PCCN, started her career as a licensed practical nurse after graduating from the Virginia Beach School of Practical Nursing 2005. Once obtaining her LPN to BSN degree at Norfolk State University in 2008, she worked in a community intensive care unit, medical surgical nursing, a level one trauma ICU, and multiple emergency departments.  In 2012, she obtained her Masters in Nursing Education at Jacksonville University and started teaching undergraduate nursing students in 2013. In 2015, she obtained her Post Masters Certificate as a Family Nurse Practitioner at Graceland University. She later obtained her Doctorate in Nursing Practice from South University in 2017. Her DNP project titled “ The Misuse Of the Annual Pap Smear Alone for Cervical Cancer Screening” was inspired by a women’s health clinic she worked in for three years with a diverse and underserved population in Jacksonville, Florida from 2015 to 2018. She currently works in the Gainesville, Florida surrounding areas as a emergency room nurse practitioner.

She has experience in curriculum development and program development. She has eleven years of teaching nursing at all levels. She also serves as a preceptor to students who wish to become nurse practitioners. Yvette had 10 years of experience as a registered nurse before becoming a nurse practitioner. She has worked in emergency medicine as a nurse practitioner for the last seven years part time. Yvette has had previous experience in a family medicine clinic and womens’ health clinic as a nurse practitioner in Jacksonville, Florida. Currently, she works in academia as a full time Assistant Professor and adjunct faculty member for several universities.