Local nurse practitioner, Dr. Barbara Sweatt, D.N.P., A.N.P. Doctor of Nursing Practice has been selected to serve on the newly formed Arkansas Prescription Drug Monitoring Program Advisory Committee.

The Prescription Drug Monitoring Program was enacted by the General Assembly of the State of Arkansas to protect the citizens of Arkansas and enhance patient care by ensuring legitimate use of controlled substances in health care. Sweatt states that it is an honor to be nominated and selected to represent the Arkansas Nurses Association and the citizens of Arkansas on this important and necessary Advisory Committee. Sweatt’s clinic practice is located at 1200 McLain St. in Newport. For appointments, call 870-523-0160.