Janita Ward, FNP-C
Education & Credentials
A.S.N., Fortis College, 2013
B.S.N., South University, 2016
M.S.N., South University, 2018
AANP certification with the American Academy of Nurse Practitioners
Certified Sexual Assault Nurse Examiner
Sigma Theta Tau Nursing Honors
Sarah Barton Award
Center of Excellence Award from the Suncoast Rape Center, yearly
Ms. Ward is a family Nurse Practitioner with specialties in Primary and Women's Health for all ages.
Her professional medical career began shortly after graduating with her Nursing degree. Where she joined the surgical team for the Eye Institute of West Florida. While employed as an RN for several years Janita provided excellent patient care to her pre-operative and post-operative patients. She decided to advance her medical career in nursing which lead her to BayCare at St. Anthony’s Hospital in St. Petersburg, working in the gastrointestinal and pulmonary unit. Studying day and night all while holding a full-time nursing position she earned her Bachelor’s degree at South University in 2016 and shortly after her Master’s degree in Nursing 2018. Ms. Ward is moving into her second year serving as a Rape Examiner with the Suncoast Rape Center of Pinellas County, Florida. She has since expanded her medical career as a Practitioner in occupational health.
Her scope of practice includes but not limited to assessments of hypertension, cardiac disease, viral and bacterial illness, asthma, COPD, arthritis, gastrointestinal disorders, psychosocial problems, women’s health, and thyroid disease. Who knows she may continue her medical knowledge further with added degrees in medicine.
Ms. Ward is a valued provider joining the practice of Nurse Practitioners of Pinellas, LLC.