Dr. Courage Kwi-Mancho, DNP is a multi-specialty board-certified Family Nurse Practitioner (FNP) and Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioner (PMHNP) with over 10 years’ experience in various healthcare settings as a registered nurse and Nurse practitioner. Dr. Kwi-Mancho has experience practicing in skilled nursing facilities, outpatient primary care, and psychiatric/behavioral health facilities, and as a healthcare faculty.
Dr. Courage Kwi-Mancho was born and raised in Cameroon, West Africa. Dr. Kwi-Mancho continuously strives for advancement in knowledge in various areas of life to stay abreast with the constantly changing world. After graduating from high school, she migrated to the United States of America and began her nursing pre-requisites education at Prince Georges’ Community College and later attained an AS degree in nursing at Radians College in 2009, which set the base for the beginning of her career as a nursing professional. While working, she advanced her education to attain knowledge that would enable her to provide services to her clients at an optimal level. She obtained her Bachelors of Science in Nursing (BSN) degree from Walden University in 2014, Masters of Science (MSN) as a Family Nurse Practitioner from Walden University in 2017, and a Doctoral of Nursing Practice (DNP), with the Psychiatric Mental Health Specialty at Brandman University in 2020.
Dr. Kwi-Mancho believes that successfully achieving any health goal is a collaborative effort between the client and the healthcare provider. Once a health goal is established, the client plays a big role in their health management while the provider provides the necessary support, coaching, and education based on the individual dynamic nature of the client.
From her experiences, several diseases can be prevented/managed well with lifestyle modifications/compliance with recommended treatment. These lifestyle changes/modifications and compliance with treatment have to be preceded by the client’s understanding of the disease process and the action of the medication/treatment.