Karen A. Frost RN, MSN, FNP-BC is currently the supervising Director of Nursing and consumer contact with Tender Loving Family Care in Webster, NY. Karen has over 20 years experience in business management, media relations, and marketing in the Home Care Nursing field. Previously her home care role included Director of Clinical Services and Branch Manager with marketing, sales and business management requirements at a local home care agency in Rochester NY. Karen is currently a NYS Advanced Care Planning Facilitator, certified in Culturally Competent Nursing and NYS certified UAS, PRI and Screen certified among many other various training and skills as a Family Nurse Practitioner.
Karen obtained her Licensed Practical Nursing degree from Rochester School of Practical Nursing in 1996. She then started her nursing career at a local Nursing Home and a rural primary medical office. Karen obtained her Associates degree in Nursing from Genesee Community College in 2009, where she volunteered at many local outreach programs including migrant worker camp programs. Karen obtained her Bachelor’s of Science in Nursing in 2008 at Roberts Wesleyan College in Rochester, NY, with a focus on adult and elderly outpatient programs and mental health outreach within the community. Recently she obtained her RN, Master of Science degree from D’Youville College in Buffalo, NY and board certified as a Family Nurse Practitioner as of February 2020.
Karen has been very active within her nursing career with health care promotion and patient advocacy in the rural areas of Western NY. Most recently, she has worked tremendously with the underserved community in the inner city areas in Buffalo, NY, educating, treating and promoting health and well being utilizing a Holistic Approach. In the past few years, aside from her onsite clinical training, she has provided oversight and supervision to the clinical department in home care, including occupational health management, case management, quality improvement, supervision of professional and paraprofessional management, and clinical staff. Karen works directly within a team of professionals to collaborate for best practices in patient care.