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“In a year’s time after taking the RNPA Learning Intensive, my career, my health, my family, my very life has been transformed. I am forever grateful” — Karen DiMarco, RN, iRNPA

“The way of the future of absolute must if you want to make and be the difference in righting the wrongs of healthcare. Kare is a wonderful mentor who has put her soul into this program. Passion, Vision, Perseverance.” — Lana Benton, RN, iRNPA

“The forethought, experience, openness, philosophy and preparation provides all the tools, thought process, and confidence to begin and succeed as an iRNPA.” — Leta Gill, RN, iRNPA

“My experience attending the iRNPA program was a refreshing one, to say the least. This program was packed with life changing information that is not readily taught or available to RN's. This program equipped me with the tools I need to be an iRNPA!  If you are ready for a change after working for many years in the clinical setting, and are driven to help patients and families, this is the program for you!  Karen is a wealth of knowledge that is unmatched in the advocacy process.” — Jamie Long

“Thank you so much for putting together such an incredible RN PA intensive course!  It is truly intensive but so worth it!  I learned a lot and will be using the Medical Time Line and lab spreadsheet with as many clients as i can.  All great information and can’t wait to get my speaking engagements lined up now that I have your fantastic power points!” —  Nan Wetherhorn, Health Care Advisor,

Antra Boyd iRNPA, BSN, MSN, CNOR
Connected Care Patient Advocates


(503) 261-3431

About Me

I have a passion for collaboration. In my more than 20 years of experience as a surgical nurse, I have learned that patient outcomes are directly connected to team effectiveness. When the healthcare team communicates, collaborates and connects, patients do better. 

As an independent Registered Nurse Patient Advocate (iRNPA) I can channel my energies into assisting patients not only navigate the health care system, but I can help build healthcare teams that truly put the patient at the center of care. I  have excellent communication skills and my easy going manner and sense of humor foster trust and put clients at ease.

Personal Statement


I am committed to creating a way for patients to receive personalized, comprehensive, continued support as they navigate their journey towards wellness and healing. My mission is to provide support for people wanting to improve their health, whether it's in response to a health crisis or a desire to optimize overall wellness and quality of life. 

Services Provided

Evaluate each client’s unique history and circumstance and develop a plan that best serves the needs of the client.

Provide support to client’s and their families.

Act as a liaison to help coordinate and communicate with the healthcare team. 

Listen to client concerns and answer questions. 

Explain diagnosis and treatment plans.

Explore and educate client’s on medical advances and investigate traditional, integrative, and functional medicine treatment options. 

Educate client’s to be their own best advocate.


Holistic Nursing


Expertise in surgical care including pre and post-operative care

Independent Registered Nurse Patient Advocate

Integrative and Functional Medicine

Teaching and Education



National Network of RN Patient Advocates

Association of peri-Operative Registered Nurses

The Alliance of Professional Health Advocates

Contact us!

RN Patient Advocates, PLC

3400 West Goret Road
Tucson, AZ 85745
Phone: 520-743-7008
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