Dr. Tim Kruth, RN, FNP-C, DNP is a Family Nurse Practitioner and passionate about promoting the role of Advanced Practice Nursing. He has worked as a Registered Nurse for nearly a decade and been an Advanced Practice Nurse (APN) since 2011. He received his Doctorate of Nursing Practice from Arizona State University in 2013, and as the degree encourages, attempts to apply his degree and expertise in creating innovative ways to understand the role advanced practice nursing in a growing healthcare demand throughout the world. He served as a Peace Corps Volunteer from 2013-2016 in Nicaragua while an APN. Currently he is working as a Primary Care Provider in Portland, Oregon with the Department of Veterans Affairs.