Williams Completes NMMC’s Advanced Practice Clinician Fellowship
TUPELO, Miss—Nurse practitioner Caiti Williams, FNP-BC, of Pontotoc recently graduated from North Mississippi Medical Center’s Advanced Practice Clinician Fellowship.
Williams earned an associate degree in nursing from Northeast Mississippi Community College in Booneville in 2013. She is a 2015 cum laude graduate of Mississippi University for Women in Columbus with a bachelor's degree in nursing. She completed a master’s degree in nursing and her family nurse practitioner training at MUW in 2018.
Williams now works in infectious disease at NMMC’s Garfield Clinic. From 2013-2019 she worked as a registered nurse with medical-surgical patients on 6 South.
NMMC’s 12-month fellowship program bridges a newly licensed and certified nurse practitioner from the academic setting to the private health care delivery system. Each Fellow completes a series of clinical rotations and didactic sessions to further prepare for direct patient care. Clinical rotations may include cardiovascular, diabetes, rheumatology, neurology, pain management, infectious disease, mental health and primary care. Didactic sessions include tobacco cessation, Department of Transportation physical exam, rural trauma, Medicare Access and CHIP Reauthorization Act, Merit-based Incentive Payment System, and advanced diagnostics and pharmacology. Fellows also undergo leadership and communication training that includes Crucial Conversations, Five Choices and Seven Habits of Effective Leaders. The NMMC Advanced Practice Clinician Fellowship is accredited by the National Nurse Practitioner Residency and Fellowship Training Consortium.
For more information, visit www.nmhs.net/advanced-practice-clinician-fellowship, or call (662) 377-3270 or 1-800-THE DESK (1-800-843-3375).