Nurse Practitioner: A description for the nurse practitioner job

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Nurse Practitioner: Primary care nurse practitioner Provides general medical care and treatment to patients in medical facility, for example clinic, health center, or public health agency, under direction of physician: Performs physical examinations and preventive health measures within prescribed guidelines and instructions of physician. Orders, interprets, and evaluates diagnostic tests to identify and assess patient’s clinical problems and health care needs. Records physical findings, and formulates plan and prognosis, based on patient’s condition. Discusses case with physician and other health professionals to prepare comprehensive patient care plan. Submits health care plan and goals of individual patients for periodic review and evaluation by physician. Prescribes or recommends drugs or other forms of treatment for example physical therapy, inhalation therapy, or related therapeutic procedures. May also refer patients to physician for consultation or to specialized health resources for treatment. May also be designated according to field of specialization as Pediatric Nurse Practitioner (medical industry). Where state law permits, may also engage in independent practice.

Job industry: medical industry

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