practitioner

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  • noun

Synonyms for practitioner

someone who practices a learned profession

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Pace is a nurse practitioner/nurse scientist and EMR Project Manager with the Regional Medical Center at Memphis/The Health Loop, and Carol Thompson is a professor and acute care nurse practitioner at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center/College of Nursing.
Launched in 2011, Nursing@Georgetown -- the online master's program in nursing at Georgetown -- includes specialties in Adult Gerontology Acute Care Nurse Practitioner, Family Nurse Practitioner, Nurse-Midwifery/Women's Health Nurse Practitioner, and Women's Health Nurse Practitioner.
Some of these specialty certifications include the highly respected Acute/Critical Care Nursing Certification (CCRN), Progressive Care Nursing Certification (PCCN) which recognizes telemetry or step down care, Acute Care Nurse Practitioner Certification (ACNPC), Nurse Manager and Leader Certification (CNML), and 2 Cardiac sub-specialty certifications (CMC and CSC).
The National Council of State Boards of Nursing (NCSBN) APRN Committee has notified AACN Certification Corporation that the Acute Care Nurse Practitioner Certification Program meets the NCSBN's APRN certification program criteria.
JOAN KING, director of the Vanderbilt University School of Nursing's Acute Care Nurse Practitioner Program, has been selected to ride across the United States with 23 other teammates on the 2005 Bristol-Myers Squibb Tour of Hope.
Walden's portfolio of CCNE-accredited degree programs also includes the Master of Science in Nursing (MSN) program with specializations in Adult-Gerontology Nurse Practitioner, Adult-Gerontology Acute Care Nurse Practitioner, Family Nurse Practitioner, Leadership and Management, Nursing Education and Nursing Informatics and the Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BSN) Completion Program.
She was familiar with the group of nurses and, most importantly, our unit's acute care nurse practitioner, Rachel Vanek.