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What is the difference between an oncology nurse practitioner and an oncology nurse?

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Dr. Amir Faridi
Internal Medicine - Hematology & Oncology
2 doctors agree

In brief: Practitioner

Nurse practitioner can see you and can prescribe treatment while oncology nurse usually deliver chemotherapy or radiation but in actual she can not prescribe tratment by herself.

In brief: Practitioner

Nurse practitioner can see you and can prescribe treatment while oncology nurse usually deliver chemotherapy or radiation but in actual she can not prescribe tratment by herself.
Dr. Amir Faridi
Dr. Amir Faridi
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Dr. Sewa Legha
Internal Medicine - Oncology

In brief: Not much

Both of these designations imply training in oncology nursing besides being a rn which is a general nursing degree(bs).
Most of nurse practioners are ms and have clinical practice expereince in oncology.

In brief: Not much

Both of these designations imply training in oncology nursing besides being a rn which is a general nursing degree(bs).
Most of nurse practioners are ms and have clinical practice expereince in oncology.
Dr. Sewa Legha
Dr. Sewa Legha
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