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Nurse Practitioner (NP). By: Ameriah Smith. WHAT KIND OF NURSE Practitioner ARE THERE ?. Some Certified Nurse Practitioner specialties: Family Adult Pediatric Geriatric Women/Midwifery Health Care Neonatal Acute Care Occupational Health. NP.

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nurse practitioner np

Nurse Practitioner (NP)

By: Ameriah Smith

what kind of nurse practitioner are there
WHAT KIND OF NURSE Practitioner ARE THERE ?

Some Certified Nurse Practitioner specialties:

  • Family
  • Adult
  • Pediatric
  • Geriatric
  • Women/Midwifery Health Care
  • Neonatal
  • Acute Care
  • Occupational Health
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NP
  • Is a registered nurse (RN) with advanced training in diagnosing and treating illness.
  • Work independently
  • NPs can then diagnose certain diseases & provide appropriate treatment for the patients, including prescribing select medications.
  • NPs can serve as a patient's primary health care provider, & can see patients of all ages depending on their specialty.
education training
Education & Training
  • Must Have a Master Degree
  • These nurses received there masters detailed training.
  • First bachelor’s degree in nursing.
  • Nurse practitioner programs lead to a master’s degree, and generally take 2 years to complete.
earnings
Earnings …
  • Yearly income for full-time NP can be about 40,000 to 200,000
  • Part time NP are paid by the hour
  • NP’s that work full –time receive benefits.
workplace abilities
Workplace & Abilities
  • Usually work 8 hours a day, 5 days a week.
  • They usually work indoors in offices and treatment rooms.
  • Nurse practitioners usually work a 5-day, 40-hour week.
  • Able to calm people who are scared or in pain
credentials
Credentials
  • Highest earned academic degree in or related to nursing.
  • Nursing licensure
  • Nursing certification
license requirements
License requirements
  • To qualify for licensure, aspiring nurse practitioners (NP) must first complete the education and training requirements to become a registered nurse, or RN, in their state.
  • In all states, registered nurses must pass the National Council Licensure Examination, or the NCLEX-RN.
  • RNs who want to continue their education to become a NP must first earn a Bachelor of Science in Nursing.
  • RNs who have a diploma or associate's degree (ADN) in nursing must upgrade their education by taking a diploma- or ADN-BSN bridge program.
  • There is no licensure exam for NP similar to NCLEX-PN for practical nurses or NCLEX-RN for registered nurses.
  • must apply to their state in order to be licensed.
  • NP must have a master's degree and have taken certain courses like advanced physical assessment or pharmacology.
  • License must be renewed at certain intervals, such as every three years.