Being an oncology nurse practitioner is a second career for me. For 20 years, I worked as a real estate development consultant. Then, my dad was diagnosed with stomach cancer, and I watched the progression of his disease and helped care for him at home along with my mother, who is a retired nurse. I didn’t understand why things were happening the way they were, and I felt frustrated by that, so I was compelled to learn. I closed my business and went to nursing school with the intention of always working in the field of oncology.
I want patients to feel like they can tell me anything. I try to approach every patient with an open mind and meet them wherever they are, so I can give them what they need in that moment. I really hope patients feel free to share their concerns, worries and even fears, and I want them to ask questions if anything is unclear, so I can help them understand. This is a judgment-free place. Patients and families need a lot of support, and I want to give back what my family received.
Area of clinical practice
Head and neck cancers, thoracic cancers
I am an advanced registered nurse practitioner who sees patients at the South Lake Union Clinic.
I have been on the side of being a family member of someone with cancer, and I have cared for a lot of patients over the course of my career, but I do feel every one of us is unique. I want to know your needs, because you are not a number. Each patient is an important individual I care about and care for to the best of my ability.
Everett Community College; Western Washington University
Family Nurse Practitioner, 2018, American Association of Nurse Practitioners
Everett Community College Outstanding Graduate
Angela Larsh was selected as an outstanding graduate by faculty in the Department of Health Sciences and Public Safety at Everett Community College.
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