About Dr. Antiqua N. Smart, NP

Biography

Dr. Smart, NP is dually board-certified as a family nurse practitioner and advanced public health nurse through the American Nurses Credentialing Center. She is also board certified as a telemental health provider and certified telemedicine clinical presenter. Dr. Smart has clinical expertise in the areas of maternal-newborn nursing, women's health, school-based health, college health, pediatrics/adolescent medicine, family medicine, pain management, psychiatry, addiction medicine, nurse-managed care, and telehealth/telemedicine, In addition to her role as a clinician, she also functions as a nurse educator, healthcare consultant, health policy advocate, and infopreneur.  As an academician, she has co-authored several nursing textbook chapters, has published articles in peer-reviewed nursing journals, and is a certified peer reviewer for The Journal of the American  Association of Nurse Practitioners. Dr. Smart is currently is a board of directors member for the Louisiana Association of Nurse Practitioners in which she serves as a Health Policy Committee Member/Political Action Committee Co-Chair and a Medical Advisory Board Member for Nice Healthcare in Minneapolis, Minnesota.   

Education

  • The University of Alabama- Doctor of Nursing Practice- 2014

  • Excelsior College-Post-Master's Certificate in Nursing Education- 2014

  • Louisiana State University Health Science Center New Orleans-Master of Nursing in Primary Care Family Nurse Practitioner- 2007

  • Southern University and Agricultural & Mechanical College-Bachelor of Science in Nursing/Delores Richard Spikes Honors College-2002

Licenses

  • Advanced Practice Registered Nurse- Certified Nurse Practitioner- Louisiana

  • Advanced Practice Registered Nurse- Certified Nurse Practitioner- Alabama

  • Advanced Practice Registered Nurse- Certified Nurse Practitioner- Colorado

  • Advanced Practice Registered Nurse- Certified Nurse Practitioner- Michigan

  • Registered Nurse/Multistate Compact Licensure- Louisiana*

  • Registered Nurse- Illinois

  • Registered Nurse- Michigan

  • Controlled Dangerous Substance- Louisiana

  • Drug Enforcement Agency- Louisiana

  • Medication-Assisted Treatment Waiver- Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration​

  • *Multistate RN Licensure: AL, AZ, AR, CO, DE, FL, GA, ID, IA, KY, ME, MD, MS, MO, MT, NE, NH, NM, NC, ND, OK, SC, SD, TN, TX, UT, VA, WV, WI, WY*

Board Certifications

  • Board-Certified Family Nurse Practitioner- American Nurses Credentialing Center

  • Board-Certified Advanced Public Health Nurse- American Nurses Credentialing Center

  • Board-Certified TeleMental Health Provider- Center for Credentialing & Education, Inc.

  • Certified Telemedicine Clinical Presenter- National School of Applied Telehealth

  • Basic Life Support Healthcare Provider- American Heart Association

  • Advanced Cardiac Life Support Provider- American Heart Association

  • Pediatric Advanced Life Support Provider- American Heart Association

Professional Organizations

  • American Association of Nurse Practitioners

  • Louisiana Association of Nurse Practitioners

  • American Nurses Association

  • Louisiana State Nurses Association

  • National League of Nursing

  • Sigma Theta Tau International Honor Society