At the heart of Frontier Nursing University is a talented and diverse community of students, alumni, faculty, staff, Couriers and preceptors. Spotlight blogs feature members of our FNU community that are focused on the mission of educating nurse-midwives and nurse practitioners to deliver quality healthcare to underserved and rural populations.
Frontier Nursing University (FNU) preceptor Karl Lambert, ARNP, was honored as FNU’s Featured Preceptor for the 2020 spring term. Karl was nominated by Olga Rybakov (NP student).
Karl has been a nurse practitioner for more than 20 years. He started out at a large family practice organization but felt he could better serve his community of East Wenatchee, Wash. by opening RediMedi Integrative Clinic in 2006.
Since its opening, Karl has brought a warm approach to his work in serving his community. Olga said, “Karl is a professional, kind and compassionate provider. He thinks outside the box and is always looking for ways to improve patient care and provide more affordable services.”
As the CEO of RediMedi Integrative Clinic, Karl has been able to develop and implement the Direct Patient Care Model. For a set monthly fee, patients have unlimited access to their primary care practitioners. It has allowed him to help patients because they have unlimited access to health care without having to worry about what’s covered and what’s not.
“Karl takes care of many uninsured patients. His primary care model is exemplary,” Olga said. “If patients need care outside of primary care, he meets people where they are financially and finds ways to get them specialty care at a fraction of the price.”
Thank you, Karl, for answering the call to service in the East Wenatchee community and showing students how to do the same!
Visit Frontier.edu/Preceptors to read about previously recognized preceptors or to nominate a preceptor.