Tekekee Buckner, DNP, APRN, FNP-BC

Internal Medicine

Practices In: Tinley Park
Patients Seen: Adults

Devel­op­ing a patient-provider rela­tion­ship that main­tains open com­mu­ni­ca­tion, ask­ing ques­tions, lis­ten­ing, and a non­judg­men­tal atmos­phere are essen­tial foun­da­tions to bet­ter health out­comes and patient satisfaction.

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Board Certifications
Licensed Advanced Practice Nurse, Advanced Cardiac Life Support Certification, Basic Life Support, Certified Family Nurse Practitioner
Awards & Accolades
Lewis University's Lasallian Research Reward for “Building Trust with Uninsured Populations: Using Photovoice to Develop Interventions to Improve Health” 2019
Clinical Interests

Pri­ma­ry pre­ven­tion, Hyper­ten­sion, Dia­betes, Obe­si­ty, Health lit­er­a­cy and Health care disparities

Personal Interests

I enjoy danc­ing, singing, exer­cis­ing, and read­ing. I also enjoy using my skills to help the under­served and under­in­sured pop­u­la­tions through vol­un­teer work.

T. E. A. M (Train, Educate, And Mentor Nurses) Sigma Theta Tau International Honor Society of Nursing (2006-2011)
Aurora University Graduation Date: 2000 Degree: Bachelor of Science in Nursing
Rush University College of Nursing Graduation Date: 2011 Degree: Post-Masters Family Nurse Practitioner
Chamberlain University Graduation Date: 2016 Degree: DNP
Provider’s Publications
Buckner, T. and Sherry, D. (2019). Improving falls in nursing homes: a post fall huddle quality improvement project. International Journal of Advanced Nursing Studies, 8(2), 33-39.