Woodinville Women's Clinic and Optimal HealthZora Pesio, RNC, MSN, ARNP

14040 NE 181st, Suite 1000
Woodinville, WA  98072
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425-483-1777
Fax: 425-483-9777

Office Hours:
Monday: Closed

Tues, Wed, Thurs: 7:00 am-6:00 pm
Closed Friday
Please check messages for
periodic schedule changes

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A Few Definitions

Optimal Health: (Woodinville Women’s Clinic and Optimal Health)  

We are a women’s clinic practicing a patient centered approach. We do also offer services for men. Please refer to the Services page.

Nurse Practitioner (NP):

In Washington State the designation ARNP (Advance Registered Nurse Practitioner) is a Registered Nurse with additional education and specialized training in their areas of practice. Most ARNPs have a Master’s Degree in the Science of Nursing. Nurse Practitioners practice independently or with a large group of providers. Similarities with physicians are that NPs provide assessment, evaluation testing, diagnosis, treatment, and prevention. Hospital affiliation is required for insurance purposes.

Functional Medicine:

 A dynamic approach to assessing, preventing, and treating complex and chronic disease. Functional medicine helps clinicians identify and ameliorate dysfunction in the physiology and biochemistry of the human body as a primary method of improving patient health. These dysfunctions for each of us are the result of lifelong interactions with environment, lifestyle, and genetic predispositions. We are all unique, complex, and have an interwoven set of influences that affect and set the stage for developing disease or the maintenance of perfect health. All systems of the body of the body are related to each other and every other system.

Zora L Pesio, RNC, MSN, ARNP:

What on earth is that alphabet soup?  I remember declaring on my first day of nursing school to all of my classmates that I would never, be one of those nurses with all of those initials after my name….

RNC: Registered Nurse Clinician, means I maintain a mandatory national certification to maintain standards and continuing education.

MSN: Masters of Science in Nursing, I received my MSN, from the University of Texas, Health Sciences Center/Houston.

ARNP:  Advanced Registered Nurse Practitioner. (please see previous definition).