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Darnetta Yusko, , CRNP, IBCLC

Darnetta Yusko CRNP, IBCLC

Pediatric Associates is proud to introduce Darnetta Yusko CRNP, IBCLC she is a board certified Family Nurse Practitioner (FNP) and International Board Certified Lactation Consultant (IBCLC). Originally from the Wilkes-Barre/Scranton area, she received her undergraduate and graduate degree from Misericordia University. Her graduation capstone project focused on increasing breastfeeding duration through anticipatory guidance in primary care. While at Misericordia University, she was inducted into Sigma Theta Tau, the International Honor Society of Nursing, thus graduating with honors. She is an active member of American Association of Nurse Practitioners and Pennsylvania Coalition of Nurse Practitioners.

Darnetta’s clinical work experience includes more than 13 years as a registered nurse in the field of labor and delivery, post partum, and well baby nursery. For eleven years, she enjoyed being employed by Mainline Health at Paoli Hospital, working with many mothers and infants. She has been a lactation consultant since 2008 with focus on supporting the mother infant dyad and educating families, as well as the community.

In addition to her clinical experience, Darnetta enjoys sharing her knowledge as an adjunct professor for other nursing students and well as operating her photography business. In her spare time, she enjoys spending time with her husband and three children.

As a family they like to frequent Disney World and the beach. She enjoys baking and cycling with her husband. Darnetta also has a passion for photography and enjoys working with natural light and families.

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