Pediatric Nurse Practitioner

Pediatric Nurse Practitioner

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Nurse Practitioners are Registered Nurses who serve as primary and specialty health care providers. Much like a pediatrician, Pediatric Nurse Practitioners work with patients from infancy to young adulthood, 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’ so...

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Nurse Practitioners are Registered Nurses who serve as primary and specialty health care providers. Much like a pediatrician, Pediatric Nurse Practitioners work with patients from infancy to young adulthood, 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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