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Nurse Practitioner

A Nurse Practitioner (NP) combines two essential roles in healthcare: Registered Nurses provide patient care, whereas Doctors make diagnoses and create treatments for various illnesses. An NP usually has an MHA, typically along with nursing degrees from associate through doctoral levels, which means they can work independently and have access to consulting physicians if needed due to being supervised when providing more complex services like administering IV drugs or completing surgical procedures operations under anesthesia.

•    Prescribe medication, examine patients, diagnose illnesses and provide treatment
•    Order, interpret, and evaluate diagnostic tests
•    Gather health histories, perform physical examinations and diagnostic procedures
•    Develop and implement treatment plans
•    Dictate and document all patient interactions
•    Notify managing physician about unusual or unexpected events or problems
•    Effectively communicate with diverse populations, including physicians, employees, patients, and families
Requirements and Skills
•    Must hold current license/registration to practice
•    Excellent verbal and written communication skills
•    Must have the ability to exercise sound judgment and discretion
•    Ability to maintain highly confidential information
•    Master’s Degree in Nursing

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