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Nurses (Definition)

Nurses are a type of healthcare professional that can provide a ...Read more


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What is the difference between a "psychiatrist" and a "psychiatric and mental health nurse practitioner"?

What is the difference between a "psychiatrist" and a "psychiatric and mental health nurse practitioner"?

Medical school: Unlike a nurse practitioner, a psychiatrist has completed medical school and years of residency training to gain expertise. ...Read more

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What can nurse practitioner do?

What can nurse practitioner do?

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 problems and diseases, under the supervision of a physician. What a nurse practitioner can do depends on what the supervising doctor is comfortable allowing him or her to do. There are usually state laws that limit what np's are allowed to do. ...Read more

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What does a nurse practitioner do?

What does a nurse practitioner do?

Patient care: Nurse practitioner operate under supervision of registered nurses and doctors. They provide general aspects of patient comfort and care but depending upon the jurisdiction do not generally give out medications or perform injections. They are a useful, albeit lower paid, part of the health care team. ...Read more

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What's a certified nurse practitioner?

What's a certified nurse practitioner?

Nurse practitioner: Np can perform physical exams and write medications for physical illnesses which are co-signed by a physician. ...Read more

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How can I become a nurse practitioner?

How can I become a nurse practitioner?

Check:: http://www.rncentral.com/nursing-library/careplans/100_really_useful_web_sites_for_nurses

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How do you become a nurse practitioner?

See: http://www.rncentral.com/nursing-library/careplans/100_really_useful_web_sites_for_nurses

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What can I do if a nurse practitioner wants to change my current medication and I don't want to have it changed. ?

Discuss: You have the right to ask why are things being changed ? All providers need to give you the information for change. Once you understand the reason for change then seek their input how the new meds would help. Then make a informed decision. If still not satisfied is ok to get a second opinion. ...Read more

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I have an appointment with a nurse practitioner for a physical. What are some things that they won't be able to answer or do for me that my dr would?

I have an appointment with a nurse practitioner for a physical. What are some things that they won't be able to answer or do for me that my dr would?

It Depends: Most nps are very good at doing physicals and discussing routine check up questions. They are also usually good at knowing when something requires a higher md level of attention. They also can handle many common aliments just as competently as an md. The differences mostly come in when symptoms are difficult to diagnose or someone has a serious, rare condition. ...Read more

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What is neonatal nurse practitioner?

Just like it sounds: A nurse practitioner that specializes in neonatal medicine. ...Read more