Tehea wanted to be a nurse in her early 20's but worked in other careers for several years before realizing her dream. Initially she studied biological anthropology, a field that helped her understand more about people and how they differ biologically, physically and culturally. Later she went on to become a licensed massage therapist which also supported her desire to directly care for people. She went on to attain her bachelors and masters in nursing and is a Advance Practice Nurse Practitioner working in family medicine.
Today, she truly loves working with patients, helping them improve their health and overall well-being. She enjoys women's health, helping patient cope with chronic disease and life-style improvement including weight loss. In addition, she takes pride in caring for women of all ages including young women during their reproductive years through menopause including those considering hormone replacement therapy.
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Tehea has a Bachelor of Arts degree in Biological Anthrology from Western Washington University in Bellingham, WA. She went on to attain both her Bachelors and Masters in Nursing from the Intercollegiate College of Nursing Education from Washington State University College of Nursing in Spokane Washington.