Practitioner NP A masters educated nurse who has been trained and educated on

Practitioner np a masters educated nurse who has been

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Practitioner (NP) – A masters’ educated nurse who has been trained and educated on how to diagnose and treat and treat diseases. Often, they are referred to as a physician’s extension. Regulation of practice varies depending on the state. NJ’s nurse practitioners have limited practice, they work in collaboration with physicians. Regulated by the Board of Nursing Hospitals, private practices, ambulatory clinics and long-term care. Since APN’s in NJ do not have full- practice authority and are usually employed by hospitals, physicians and other clinical institutions, the level of accountability is minimal. Between September 1990 & November 2012, only 1% of NJ’s APRN’s were reported for malpractice compared to the nearly 34% of NJ physicians (Torre & Drake, 2014). Adult Adult- Gerontolo gy Pediatric Women and women’s health Psychiatric patient population The NP median salary as of 2017 according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) is $103,880, although this amount may vary depending on the degree of specialty, the location and years of experience . (BLS, 2017) NP’s practice in collaboration with physicians. They also have prescriptive authority but has to be in a joint protocol with physicians especially with controlled substances (Phillips, 2019). Certified Registered Nurse Anesthesiolog Hospitals, ambulatory care NJ state legislations require CRNA’s to be Patients from all walks of life who CRNA’s are the highest paid As earlier mentioned, CRNA’s practice
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