Dan Johnson, MSN, APRN-BC
Dan Johnson, MSN, APRN-BC, cares for patients of all ages at Lake Regional Clinic - Lebanon.
As a nurse practitioner, Johnson has advanced education and clinical training. He can diagnose and manage acute illnesses and chronic conditions. He partners with patients to prevent disease and promote health.
A native of Lebanon, Missouri, Johnson takes great satisfaction in caring for people in his hometown.
“Being from Lebanon, I want to take care of Lebanon,” he said.
Johnson began his health care career serving as an ICU nurse. He decided to go back to school to become a nurse practitioner after shadowing a nurse practitioner in family medicine.
“I realized my personality fit the nurse practitioner role,” he said. “You grow relationships in family medicine, and that’s what I wanted to do. My patient relationships are the most important thing to me.”
After more than 25 years in health care, Johnson has begun to see some of his early pediatric patients returning with children of their own.
“I’m at that stage in my career, and it’s very satisfying,” he said. “People trust me, and that’s rewarding.”
Johnson rejoined Lake Regional in 2018.
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|Facilities||Lake Regional Clinic - Lebanon|
|Undergraduate School||Bachelor of Science in Nursing, Missouri State University, Springfield, Missouri|
|Graduate School||Master of Science in Nursing, Family Nurse Practitioner, Missouri State University, Springfield, Missouri|