nurse practitioner


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nurse practitioner

n. Abbr. NP
A registered nurse with additional training for performing tasks, such as diagnosing and prescribing, that are customarily performed by a physician.

nurse practitioner

n
1. (Professions) a nurse who has specialized advanced skills in diagnosis, psychosocial assessment, and patient management and is permitted to prescribe certain drugs
2. (Medicine) a nurse who has specialized advanced skills in diagnosis, psychosocial assessment, and patient management and is permitted to prescribe certain drugs
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Noun1.nurse practitioner - a registered nurse who has received special training and can perform many of the duties of a physiciannurse practitioner - a registered nurse who has received special training and can perform many of the duties of a physician
registered nurse, RN - a graduate nurse who has passed examinations for registration
Translations

nurse practitioner

n (US) enfermero -ra mf que tiene entrenamiento adicional para diagnosticar y tratar enfermedades comunes
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11, 2015 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The American Association of Nurse Practitioners (AANP), the largest national professional membership organization for NPs of all specialties, applauds Senators Merkley (D-OR), Rounds (R-SD), Warner (D-VA) and Tillis (R-NC) for introducing The Veterans Health Care Staffing Improvement Act of 2015.
Recommendations for meeting the crisis in clude increasing the supply of primary care physicians and expanding the roles of primary care nurse practitioners.
Any approval the collaborating physician does not have, I cannot get - even if I'm qualified," said Okoro, who has worked as a nurse practitioner for five years and as a registered nurse for 10 years before that.
will also serve as expert editorial consultant and primary resource for all DNP issues on both the ADVANCE for NPs & PAs website and in Nurse Practitioner Perspective magazine.
Leik, an adult gerontology primary care nurse practitioner who designs and teaches nurse practitioner review courses, presents a review guide for the Adult-Gerontology Nurse Practitioner Certification Exam from both the American Nurses Credentialing Center and the American Academy of Nurse Practitioners Certification Program.
Making full use of the nurse practitioner workforce is a critical piece of a multi-pronged solution to address the urgent need for health care access in our nation," the group argued.
LAS VEGAS, NEVADA -- As the healthcare provider shortage crisis looms, nurse practitioners offer the high-quality, cost-effective, patient-centered services needed to help solve the increasing demand for healthcare in the United States.
CRN survey shows 60% of adults don't know what nurse practitioners do.
The professional framework for nurse practitioner practice in Newfoundland and Labrador.
Report and discuss the implications for practice once the Nurse Practitioner Modernization Bill passes.
Yvonne said it was clear the community wanted the option of seeing a Nurse Practitioner and cited the success of the nurse-led clinic in Canberra, staffed by Nurse Practitioners and advanced practice nurses, which opened mid 2010.

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