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Vi Nguyen, MSN, NP-C

Education and Certifications

Master of Science in Nursing - California State University, Long Beach
Nationally Certified Nurse Practitioner - American Academy of Nurse Practitioners
Registered Nurse - California Board of Registered Nursing
Bachelor of Biological Sciences, University of California - Irvine

Background

Vi Nguyen attended the University of California at Irvine, studying biology and graduated with a Bachelor of Science in biology.  She continued her education at California State University, Long Beach, where she obtained both Bachelor and Master of Science degrees in Nursing.  During her graduate studies, she was also trained as a Family Nurse Practitioner. Her resident studies broadened her knowledge, gaining experience at the Long Beach Veteran’s Affairs primary outpatient clinic, Nhan Hoa Comprehensive Health Care Clinic in Garden Grove, Kaiser Permanente Downey OB/GYN Clinic, Long Beach Miller Children’s outpatient clinic, and at a private pediatric clinic in Irvine.

Vi enhanced her knowledge in endocrinology by interning with Dr. Ole Saetrum Opgaard. She also devoted her Master’s Research Project to the analysis of the effects of culturally competent health care providers on diabetic patients.