Category Archives: Family and Consumer Science Educators
Nicole Papanicolas, MSN, APRN, NP-C, Awarded National Bariatric Board Certification
Nicole Papanicolas, MSN, APRN, NP-C, a licensed and certified nurse practitioner from Fairfax, Station, Virginia, has been awarded National Board Certification by the American Association of Bariatric Counselors (AABC). After completing a specialized fellowship training and education program in bariatric science, she was recently credentialed as a Board-Certified Bariatric Counselor (CBC).
Nicole is an alumnus of George Mason University, where she completed her Nursing and Nurse Practitioner degrees. In addition, she has a degree in Exercise Science and Health Education. She has worked in healthcare for over 18 years in a variety of specialties that include: critical care, neuroscience, perioperative medicine, surgery, and bariatrics.
Currently she is practicing at Lifetime Internal Medicine and is an integral member of their medical team. Lifetime Internal Medicine is a personalized, patient-focused comprehensive center whose mission includes a commitment to long term health and wellness.
Recognizing Nicole’s vast clinical experience and specialized training, AABC awarded her a fellowship scholarship for their Certification and Credentialing program. Her Certification as a Bariatric Counselor will further the AABC global mission of providing best practices in the care, treatment and prevention of obesities and related disorders.
Family and Consumer Science Educators
Family and Consumer Science Educators We are the First Responders!
I teach FACS at Blind Brook Middle/High School, grades 6 through 12. I am always searching for materials relevant to what we teach to inspire both our students and ourselves.
I have become involved with The American Association of Bariatric
Counselors (AABC), dedicated to education pertaining to obesity. With
growing concern of the obesity problem in our country, especially in our Continue reading