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Practitioner (NP) – A masters’ educated nurse who hasbeen trained and educated on how to diagnose and treat and treat diseases. Often, they are referred toas a physician’s extension. Regulation of practice variesdepending on the state. NJ’s nurse practitioners have limited practice, they work in collaboration with physicians.Regulated by the Board of NursingHospitals, 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 accountabilityis 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).AdultAdult-GerontologyPediatricWomen and women’s healthPsychiatricpatient populationThe 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 practicein collaboration with physicians. They also have prescriptive authority but has to be in a joint protocolwith physicians especially with controlled substances (Phillips, 2019).Certified Registered Nurse AnesthesiologHospitals, ambulatory careNJ 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