About Ms. Nelson
Meet Jean Nelson
RN, MSN Certified - ANCC Member of the American
Academy of Nurse Practitioners
Nurse practitioner Jean Nelson, RN, FNP-C, has been working at Allergy, Asthma & Immunology, LTD, for over 30 years. She provides compassionate care to patients at the practice’s two locations in Scottsdale and another in Gilbert, Arizona.
She received her associate’s degree in science and nursing at Iowa Central Community College and her Bachelor of Science in nursing at Arizona State University (ASU). She gained experience working as a registered nurse alongside Drs. Hartley, Romero, and Manning at Allergy, Asthma & Immunology, LTD.
Jean later completed her family nurse practitioner curriculum and her Master of Science at the ASU Edson College of Nursing and Health Innovation. She graduated summa cum laude and was recognized as a Graduate Scholar of the Year in 2003. Her applied research project assessed the management of adult asthma through support and education.
As a family nurse practitioner, Jean serves as a primary care provider within the clinic. She gathers complete histories, performs physical exams, orders and interprets diagnostic tests, prescribes medications, and collaborates with patients to formulate a treatment plan and optimized well-being.
Jean is a patient advocate who focuses on health promotion and wellness with patients. She embraces the value of being proactive rather than reactive in health care planning and management. She enjoys educating not only her patients but also health care providers nationwide. Jean travels extensively throughout the United States lecturing about various diseases and the latest in medical treatments.
She is proud to serve as an active board member of the Arizona Asthma Coalition and is the chairman of the planning committee for the annual Asthma & Allergy Clinical Conference in Phoenix. She is certified by the American Nurses Credentialing Center and a member of the American Academy of Nurse Practitioners.
Jean is the mother of three children and is an accomplished pianist and organist.
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