Nurse Practitioner
Also referred to as: Primary Care Nurse Practitioner, Nurse Practitioner
Requirements and Responsibilities
Examines and treats patients independently and in autonomous collaboration with other health care professionals. Ensures proper illness and injury care and disease prevention, diagnosis, treatment, and recovery. May prescribe medications and order diagnostic tests. Advises patients about continuing care. Requires a master's degree. Typically reports to a manager or head of a unit/department. Requires RN. Requires Advanced Registered Nurse Practitioner (ARNP) or Certified Registered Nurse Practitioner (CRNP). Years of experience may be unspecified. Certification and/or licensing in the position's specialty is the main requirement.
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Categories:  Healthcare -- Nursing, Healthcare -- Practitioners
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