Eleanor “Elli” Bourque, APRN, DNP, FNP-C

Cottonwood, AZ

“My greatest success as a clinician is when I am able to empower patients to become more active participants in their health.”

About Me

“For the first 10 years of my career as a registered nurse, I worked in neonatal critical care where I was privileged to care for our most vulnerable patient population and their families as they navigated one of the most difficult times of their lives. Education and family empowerment were the major tools of my nursing success. As a family nurse practitioner, I have translated my experience into providing patients with a comprehensive patient and family centered experience with thorough education and shared decision making.

I am married to my best friend and we are the parents to two little boys who are 6 and 10. We fell in love with Arizona after a trip in 2022 and decided to make the move from Louisiana. We are so excited to be Arizonians but will never forget our Cajun roots!”

Education and Training

Doctor of Nursing Practice from University of Louisiana at Lafayette in 2021
Master of Science in Nursing from University of Louisiana at Lafayette in 2019
Bachelors of Science in Nursing from University of Louisiana at Lafayette in 2008
Bachelors of Science from Loyola University in New Orleans in 2006

Professional Certifications

American Academy of Nurse Practitioners
Board Certified Family Nurse Practitioner

Professional Experience

I worked as an RN in the neonatal intensive care unit for 10+ years where I served as charge nurse and clinical preceptor. As a Family Nurse Practitioner, I have worked in home-based primary care as well as in an occupational and urgent care medical clinic. For the last 4 years I have worked as a primary care clinician in a rural health care setting, where I specialized in preventative, chronic, and urgent care. I also have been an MSN faculty member at the University of Louisiana at Lafayette since 2020 where I have served as an FNP clinical instructor and most recently as a course instructor.

Favorite activity outside of work

I enjoy anything active especially challenging hikes and long-distance running. I most enjoy spending quality time with my husband and our two boys, who always keep us laughing.

What will make you a great provider?

I treat all patients like family and greatly value provider-patient trust and partnership.

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