December 6, 2013 -
Marna Butler, MSN, FNP-C is now seeing patients at Olympic Medical Sleep Center in Sequim.
Butler joins Michael McDonald, MD, at the Sleep Center, providing care for local patients who may suffer from disruptive sleep disorders. Though she is qualified in all aspects of sleep medicine, she has a key interest in insomnia. Butler and Lindsay Johnson, RST,RPSGT, clinical sleep educator, will provide cognitive behavioral therapy for patients suffering from insomnia.
"Marna is an excellent addition to our sleep medicine team and allows us to expand and serve more patients at our Sleep Center in Sequim,” says Dr. McDonald, sleep medicine physician and medical director, Olympic Medical Sleep Center. "Marna is an excellent resource for sleep health education, as well a quality provider of sleep medicine.”
As a registered nurse for more than 30 years, Butler obtained her nurse practitioner credentials to allow her to provide more advanced care to patients. "As a nurse practitioner, I have the opportunity to spend time with patients, listen to their concerns and work with each patient to develop a plan to address their specific needs,” says Butler. "I work with a strong sleep center team and my patients’ referring physicians to provide coordinated care for our mutual patients.”
Certified by the American Association of Nurse Practitioners, Butler received her nurse practitioner training at Idaho State University.
Butler is currently accepting referrals for all sleep disorder conditions. For more information on sleep medicine services or to make an appointment, please call Olympic Medical Sleep Center at (360) 582-4200.
About Olympic Medical Sleep Center
Olympic Medical Sleep Center offers a comprehensive program that brings together board-certified sleep medicine specialists with state-of-the-art sleep systems to provide patients with personalized, quality care and the best treatment available. The sleep medicine program has the endorsement and specialty peer support of Swedish Sleep Medicine – a part of Olympic Medical Center’s participation in the Swedish Health Network. The Sleep Center, located at 777 N. 5th Ave. in Sequim, is also accredited by the American Academy of Sleep Medicine. For information on services provide at Olympic Medical Sleep Center, please go to www.OlympicMedical.org, hover over "Services” and click on "Sleep Center.”
Olympic Medical Center (Clallam County Public Hospital District No. 2) is a comprehensive, award-winning health care provider for more than 70,000 residents of Clallam County. It has served the community since its establishment on Nov. 1, 1951, and is governed by a seven-member, publicly elected board. Olympic Medical is a sole community hospital and rural referral center, and a charter member of both the Seattle Cancer Care Alliance (2003) and the Swedish Health Network (2011). Olympic Medical provides inpatient services at its 80-bed acute-care facility in Port Angeles, including a level-three trauma designated emergency department, surgical services, and labor and delivery. OMC’s outpatient services include cardiac, imaging, physical therapy and rehabilitation, laboratory, sleep medicine, surgical services, home health, physician clinics and comprehensive regional cancer care at locations in Port Angeles and Sequim.