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Celeste Lewis, Louisiana Nurse

March 09, 2017
With a dozen or so years in the medical profession overall, Celeste Lewis is an advanced practice Registered Nurse with her own specialized practice in Baton Rouge, Louisiana. There, she does a lot of work with patients, including conducting psychiatric evaluations and diagnosing clients with mental illness. She also orders lab tests as needed and prescribes and then monitors psychotropic medications.

Celeste Lewis has a lot of experience to draw upon. For example, she once worked for the Orleans Parish Prison, where she handled psychiatric evaluations and routine follow-up psychiatric medication management appointments for general population inmates. In the various general population clinic locations, she also monitored the lab values of patients with regard to psychiatric medications and documented everything. She also handled crisis interventions, and evaluated the status of acutely homicidal and suicidal inmates.

Overall, Celeste Lewis has all the experience and skill that any patient might need for effective treatment. She also has advocated for clients to make sure that they get the care they need and she has incorporated physical health screening and health education at various healthcare organizations. She has a lot of education, starting with the Bachelor's Degree she earned in 1998 from the University of New Orleans and the Associate's Degree in Nursing she earned from the Charity School of Nursing at Delgado Community College in 2004.

She then completed the RN to MSN/ FNP Program at Loyola University in 2008 and received a Master’s of Science in Nursing in Psychiatric/ Mental Health Nursing from Vanderbilt University's School of Medicine in 2011. Celeste Lewis has been licensed in Louisiana as an Advanced Practice Registered Nurse, Adult Mental Health- Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner, Active with Prescriptive Authority since 2011 and she has been licensed as a Registered Nurse since 2004. She has also been certified as an Adult Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner by the American Nurses Credentialing Center since 2011.