Richard Fletcher, MS, FNP-BC, is an associate lecturer with Fitzgerald Health Education Associates, Inc., an international provider of nurse practitioner certification preparation and continuing education for healthcare providers. Mr. Fletcher teaches a number of hands-on workshop programs for FHEA including Common Office Procedures, Splinting of the Upper and Lower Extremities, and Basic and Advanced Suturing Techniques.
Mr. Fletcher is certified as a family nurse practitioner by the American Nurses Credentialing Center. He received his Masters Degree in Nursing in Rural Community Health Care and his degree as a family nurse practitioner from the University of Virginia.
Mr. Fletcher is the founder and owner of The Putney Medical Office, Putney, VT, a family practice. He also practices in the emergency department/urgent care unit at The Cheshire/Dartmouth Medical Center, Keene, NH. He is the founder of the Putney Free Clinic, the first free clinic in Vermont, which inspired many other area clinics of its kind in this region.
Mr. Fletcher has served as president of the Vermont Nurse Practitioner Association, as the board chair for the Vermont Program for Quality Health Care and as the Vermont state representative for the American Academy of Nurse Practitioners. He has also been a preceptor for medical and nurse practitioner programs at University of Vermont, Dartmouth Medical School, Hanover, NH, and the University of Massachusetts in Worcester and Amherst. His professional experience during the past 30 years has focused on emergency care as a healthcare provider and as a lecturer on such topics as ACLS, cardiac emergencies, and advanced procedures and care of the trauma patient.
Last updated 1.28.11