Ginger Strand, PA-C, is a board certified physician assistant and a member of our family care team at Trinity Health South Ridge. She provides primary care services to people of all ages, including diagnosis and treatment of illnesses, infections and injuries; treatment of chronic health conditions such as diabetes and high blood pressure, prescribing appropriate medications, and educating patients in self-care skills to prevent disease. A graduate of the University of North Dakota, Grand Forks, with a Bachelor of Science in Nursing, she returned to UND to complete her Physician Assistant training. Prior to joining Trinity she was a PA at Johnson Clinic in Rugby and served patients in clinic and ER settings in Devils Lake.
An emergency medicine physician receives training to care for patients with acute illnesses or injuries requiring immediate medical attention. While not providing long-term or continuing care, they diagnose a variety of illnesses and undertake various interventions to stabilize patients.
Family Medicine is a primary healthcare specialty concerned with preventing, diagnosing and treating a wide variety of ailments in patients of all ages, incorporating training in Surgery, Psychiatry, Internal Medicine, Obstetrics/Gynecology, Pediatrics and Geriatric Medicine. It is based on knowledge of the patient in the context of family history and the surrounding community.