Definition of Nurse practitioner

1. Noun. A registered nurse who has received special training and can perform many of the duties of a physician.

Exact synonyms: Np, Nurse Clinician
Generic synonyms: Registered Nurse, Rn



Definition of Nurse practitioner

1. Noun. (medicine) A professional medical designation recognized in some jurisdictions, denoting an individual who is fully qualified as a nurse and who has additional qualifications and authorization to provide some diagnoses and/or treatments which can otherwise be provided only by a licensed medical doctor. ¹

2. Abbreviation. (defn English) ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Medical Definition of Nurse practitioner

1. A registered nurse with advanced training in a particular area of health care, e.g., paediatric nurse practitioners have additional education in the care of children. (05 Mar 2000)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Nurse Practitioner

nurse's aide
nurse-in
nurse-ins
nurse-midwife
nurse-patient relation
nurse-patient relations
nurse administrators
nurse anaesthetists
nurse clinician
nurse clinicians
nurse epidemiologist
nurse log
nurse midwives
nurse practitioner (current term)
nurse practitioners
nurse shark
nurse sharks
nursed
nursehound
nursehounds
nurseless
nurselike
nurseling
nursemaid
nursemaid's elbow
nursemaided
nursemaiding
nursemaids

Literary usage of Nurse practitioner

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Mental Health, United States, 1996 edited by Ronald W. Manderscheid, Mary A. Sonnenschein (1998)
"The recent proliferation of nurse practitioner educational programs in all clinical ... In 1991, few nurse practitioner students specialized in psychiatric ..."

2. Mental Health, United States, 1998 edited by Ronald W Manderscheid, Marilyn J Henderson (1999)
"The recent proliferation of nurse practitioner educational programs in all clinical ... In 1991, few nurse practitioner students (only 89 or 2 percent) ..."

3. Otitis Media with Effusion in Young Children: Clinical Practice Guideline by Sylvan E. Stool (1998)
"... BS, CPNP Pediatric nurse practitioner Pediatric Centers of Southwestern Michigan, PC Richland, Michigan Pediatric nurse practitioner Allan J. Goldstein, ..."

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