nurse practitioner

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Synonyms for nurse practitioner

a registered nurse who has received special training and can perform many of the duties of a physician

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Table 1 APRN Consensus Model Roles and Population Foci APRN Roles Certified Registered Nurse Anesthetist (CRNA) Certified Nurse-Midwife(CNM) Clinical Nurse Specialist (CNS) Certified Nurse Practitioner (CNP) Population Foci Family/individual across the lifespan Adult-gerontology Neonatal Pediatrics Women's health/gender-related Psychiatric-mental health
Bigelow, an advanced oncology certified nurse practitioner.
Tariman, RN, MN, APRN-BC, OCN[R], is a certified nurse practitioner and an Achievement Rewards for College Scientists and Biobehavioral Nursing Health Systems fellow in the School of Nursing at the University of Washington in Seattle.
Staffed by a physician, a certified nurse practitioner and a wellness coach, the clinic offers most services provided by a traditional family practice clinic, including physical exams and screenings, lab tests, urgent care, work-related injury assessment, wellness counseling and evaluation.
Examples of typical provider types include, but are not limited to: physicians, physician assistants, certified nurse practitioners, dentists and chiropractors.
Responding to an outcry from the clinical laboratory community, the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) has dropped a proposal that would have allowed Certified Nurse Practitioners (CNPs) to perform, supervise, and interpret diagnostic lab tests in VA facilities.
Staffed by certified nurse practitioners, the Walmart Care Clinics provide basic acute care, including treatment of common ailments, as well as management of chronic conditions and preventive care services.
APRN is a broad term that includes certified nurse practitioners, clinical nurse specialists, certified registered nurse anesthetists, and certified nurse midwives.
Certified nurse practitioners, who are fully licensed, credentialed, and experienced to provide primary healthcare, are the main reason behind such low costs of care.
The Alabama Senate recently passed a bill that would allow certified nurse practitioners to prescribe some drugs they cannot prescribe now--a move that the sponsor of the bill--state Senator Greg Reed (R-Jasper)--said would expand access to health care in some Alabama areas.
Board certified nurse practitioners will care for employees with common illnesses such as allergies, ear infections, strep throat, minor infections and rashes.
The proposal includes language that recognizes the four recognized advanced practice registered nurse roles of certified registered nurse anesthetists, certified nurse midwives, clinical nurse specialists and certified nurse practitioners included in the definition of APRN within the consensus model (2006).
Applicants must have a New York State RN license and be a graduate of an approved program for certified nurse practitioners (NPs).
Louis was one of the first markets the chain chose as a place to open in-store clinics staffed by certified nurse practitioners who treat patients for such common illnesses as strep throat, earaches and sinus infections.
The clinics will be staffed by either certified nurse practitioners or physicians.
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