What is a NP?

What is a NP?

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  • Scope of Nurse Practioner's
  • Why NP's are important
  • Nurse Practitioners(NP) are independently licensed practitioners. Our scope of practiceinclude assessing, diagnosis, managing acute and chronic illnesses. We provide health promotions and disease prevention to theirpatients. In addition, we have the ability to order, conduct,supervise, order laboratory tests, as well as prescribe medication.  
  • NP’s  provide high-quality care to their patients as well as lower the cost of health care for health care facilities and for patients as well. Increase Patient satisfaction rates each year. By offering high-quality, cost-effective, patient-centered health care, NPs provide the solution to the primary care shortage facing America today.
  • Assumes complex and advanced leadership roles to initiate and guide change. Provides leadership for patients, community, integrated health care teams, and policy makers to improve health care. Demonstrates leadership that uses critical and reflective thinking Advocates for improved access, quality and cost effective health care. Advances practice through the development and implementation of innovations incorporating principles of change. 
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