Barb Tytka, RN
Barbara Tytka is a compassionate and dedicated Registered Professional Nurse for twenty-four years who has cared for patients in a medical surgical hospital setting, urgent care facility and an integrative holistic practice. Barb is devoted to the advancement of alternative and integrative therapies, and educating and guiding patients in their decisions to meet their healthcare needs.
Barbara received her nursing education at Edinboro University of Pennsylvania and Sister’s School of Nursing. After graduating in 1995, she began her nursing career as a medical/surgical nurse at Sister’s Hospital. Barb worked as a staff nurse, a nurse preceptor for newly hired registered nurses, trained as a unit charge nurse and was the Quality Improvement representative for her unit. In 1999, Barb was introduced to the field of Alternative and Integrative medicine. She began working as an IV therapy nurse under the direction of Dr. Robert F. Barnes at Preventive Medicine and Wellness Clinic. In 2001, Barbara completed the Great Lakes College of Clinical Medicine technician certification program. She has practiced as an IV therapy nurse and has researched and administered alternative IV therapies for more than 20 years. Since 2015, Barb has been an Essential Oil Wellness Advocate, educating patients on the use of essential oils to enhance their health and well being. In addition to her work and training in numerous Integrative therapies, Barb has also worked as an urgent care nurse, responsible for implementing the healthcare needs of patients presenting with a variety of urgent and acute illnesses. During this time, she obtained certifications in Advanced Cardiac Life Support and Pediatric Advanced Life Support.
In joining the healthcare team at Advanced Integrative Care, Barb is continuing her dedication in the advancement of Holistic and Integrative therapies. She is committed to patient focused care that meets patients’ needs and exceeds their expectations.
Edinboro University of Pennsylvania
Sisters School of Nursing