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A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ankush Bansal
16 years experience in Internal Medicine
See below: A registered nurse (rn) is a nurse who has his/her associate's or bachelor's degree in nursing & has fulfilled the state requirements (including an ex ... Read More

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A 53-year-old member asked:
Dr. Amir Faridi
Specializes in Hematology and Oncology
Practitioner: Nurse practitioner can see you and can prescribe treatment while oncology nurse usually deliver chemotherapy or radiation but in actual she can not pr ... Read More
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A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ecaterina Sartina
34 years experience in Pediatrics
Almost the same: Their work is almost the same, but... Nurse practitioner has more independence at work, they can work alone and have their own practice, also they ha ... Read More
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A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ankush Bansal
16 years experience in Internal Medicine
MD vs. NP: Neonatologists are medical doctors specialized in pediatrics and then subspecialized in neonatology. A nurse practitioner is an rn who has done gradu ... Read More
A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Vivek Prasad
15 years experience in Psychiatry
Medical school: Unlike a nurse practitioner, a psychiatrist has completed medical school and years of residency training to gain expertise.
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A 32-year-old male asked:
Dr. Arnold Malerman
52 years experience in Orthodontics
Education: Physician has more than twice as much.
A 44-year-old male asked:
Dr. Robert Kwok
32 years experience in Pediatrics
Provide some care: A nurse practitioner (np) is usually a registered nurse (rn) who has additional training and experience in taking are of certain simpler medical probl ... Read More
A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Richard Bensinger
51 years experience in Ophthalmology
Patient care: Nurse practitioner operate under supervision of registered nurses and doctors. They provide general aspects of patient comfort and care but depending ... Read More
A 51-year-old member asked:
Dr. Alan Ali
Dr. Alan Ali answered
31 years experience in Psychiatry
Nurse practitioner: Np can perform physical exams and write medications for physical illnesses which are co-signed by a physician.
A 56-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience in Psychiatry
Check:: http://www.rncentral.com/nursing-library/careplans/100_really_useful_web_sites_for_nurses

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