Olga O’Brien, FNP-C, is a family nurse practitioner and a member of Trinity’s Emergency/Trauma team. She moved to Minot in 2002 from Eastern Europe, where her family still resides in Ukraine. She earned a Bachelor of Science in Nursing from Minot State University and received her Master of Science/Family Nurse Practitioner degree from the University of Cincinnati in Ohio. Prior to joining the ETC, Olga served as a staff and charge nurse in Trinity’s Intensive Care Unit for 11 years. A member of the American Association of Nurse Practitioners and American Nurses Association, Olga is certified in adult and pediatric life support and holds a TNCC – Trauma Nurse Core Course certification. An avid gardener, she’s married with one son.
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.