CLIFTON-FINE HOSPITAL PRACTITIONER BECOMES CERTIFIED HYPERTENSION CLINICIAN

Star Lake, New York ----- Clifton-Fine Hospital congratulates Family Nurse Practitioner, Erin Birchenough, on successfully becoming a Certified Hypertension Clinician (CHC) through the American Society of Hypertension (ASH). This certification, created specifically for Nurse Practitioners, Physician Assistants and Primary Care Physicians, recognizes their mastery of a defined body of knowledge in hypertension (high blood pressure) given their scope of practice. It provides recognition of expertise in hypertension and demonstrates commitment to the highest standards of patient care.                                                

Ms. Birchenough joined the practitioner team at the Clifton-Fine Hospital Primary Care Clinic in 2016. She earned her Family Nurse Practitioner degree at Upstate Medical University in Syracuse, NY and is certified by the American Association of Nurse Practitioners.