Family Nurse Practitioner

Family Nurse Practitioner

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Nurse Practitioners are Registered Nurses who serve as primary and specialty health care providers. Much like a family doctor, Family Nurse Practitioners work with patients throughout their lives, diagnosing illness, conducting exams, and, in certain circumstances, prescribing medication. While some states still require NPs to work under the supervision of a physician, Nurse Practitioners are gaining more and more autonomy and are, in some environments, serving as their patients’ sole health c...

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Nurse Practitioners are Registered Nurses who serve as primary and specialty health care providers. Much like a family doctor, Family Nurse Practitioners work with patients throughout their lives, diagnosing illness, conducting exams, and, in certain circumstances, prescribing medication. While some states still require NPs to work under the supervision of a physician, Nurse Practitioners are gaining more and more autonomy and are, in some environments, serving as their patients’ sole health care provider and running their own private practices.

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  • Great article from a great Friend. This guy has been fighting and molding Advanced Practice for decades.

    Posted Jul 3, 2017 by Adam Burkhart
  • Nurse Practitioner Demand Eclipses Doctors As States Lift Hurdles

    Posted Jun 6, 2017 by Kathryn Chambrovich
  • Here is to 50 years of nurse practitioners!

    Posted Dec 26, 2015 by Stephanie Boyd
  • Ready to Further Your Career?

    Posted Oct 15, 2015 by Christi Retzer

    The UTMB School of Nursing is ranked as one of the Best Online Programs by US News & World Report A MSN in Family Nurse Practitioner will prepare you for a career in all aspects of patient care, including diagnosis, treatments, and consultations. The UTMB FNP program is for nurses who hold a BSN and have a minimum of one year nursing experience. The program is part-time, o...

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    The UTMB School of Nursing is ranked as one of the Best Online Programs by US News & World Report A MSN in Family Nurse Practitioner will prepare you for a career in all aspects of patient care, including diagnosis, treatments, and consultations. The UTMB FNP program is for nurses who hold a BSN and have a minimum of one year nursing experience. The program is part-time, online and provide flexibility. The major includes over 700 clinical hours or 60 hours of precepted primary care clinical hours per clinical credit hour taken. This program is offered online and requires minimal visits to the Galveston campus. Applications are currently open and will close on January 15th. Visit our website for instruction on applying. http://www.usnews.com/education/onl...
    http://nursing.utmb.edu/future-stud...

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    Posted Apr 17, 2015 by April Snyder
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    Posted Apr 16, 2015 by April Snyder
  • Managed Care Nursing: Increase your Value as a Nurse! Visit aamcn.org for more info

    Posted Apr 9, 2015 by April Snyder
  • Lighting the way in primary care

    Posted Jan 8, 2015 by Adam Burkhart
  • Nurse practitioners need high in rural areas

    Posted Dec 30, 2014 by Adam Burkhart
  • Celebrate National Nurse Practitioner Week November 9-15, 2014

    Posted Nov 11, 2014 by Kathryn Chambrovich

    National Nurse Practitioner Week is held annually to celebrate these exceptional health care providers and to remind lawmakers of the importance of removing outdated barriers to practice so that NPs will be allowed to practice to the full extent of their experience and education.
    NP Week is also an opportune time to help educate lawmakers and the public about the benefits...

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    National Nurse Practitioner Week is held annually to celebrate these exceptional health care providers and to remind lawmakers of the importance of removing outdated barriers to practice so that NPs will be allowed to practice to the full extent of their experience and education.
    NP Week is also an opportune time to help educate lawmakers and the public about the benefits of NP delivered health care.
    Happy NP Week!

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