Nora Rasmussen is a graduate of Minot State University and holds a degree in nursing. Her professional career began at Trinity Hospital where she worked as a surgical staff and charge nurse. She received her advanced degree in nursing from the University of Mary, Bismarck and is a Family Nurse Practitioner. She provides basic, front-line health care and is qualified to perform physical exams, diagnose and treat common acute illnesses and injuries, manage high blood pressure, diabetes, and other chronic problems, order and interpret x-rays and other lab tests, and counsel patients on disease prevention and health care options.
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.