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FNP

abbreviation for family nurse practitioner.

FNP

Abbreviation for:
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Family Nurse Partnership 
Family Nurse Practitioner
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practitioner

(prak-tish'i-ner)
One who has met the professional and legal requirements necessary to provide a health care service, such as a nurse, dentist, dental hygientist, or physical therapist.

acute care nurse practitioner

An advanced-practice nurse who is credentialed to manage the care of select patient groups that have acute and specialized health care needs. Acute care nurse practitioners practice in hospitals and in community care settings.

adult nurse practitioner

Abbreviation: ANP
A nurse practitioner credentialed to care for people over 18 years of age.

advanced nurse practitioner

An umbrella term for the following health care professionals: certified nurse-midwife, certified registered nurse anesthetist, clinical nurse specialist, and nurse practitioner.

emergency room practitioner

A nurse certified in the area of urgent care, who possesses skills in triage and the knowledge to meet the emergent needs of clients.

family nurse practitioner

Abbreviation: FNP
A nurse practitioner who has been educated and credentialed to care for people across the lifespan. Family nurse practitioners hold a graduate nursing degree. They practice autonomously and in collaboration with other health care professionals to assess, diagnose, treat, and manage a patient’s health problems and needs. They teach and counsel individuals and families and serve as researchers, consultants, and patient advocates.
See: adult nurse practitioner

geriatric nurse practitioner

Abbreviation: GNP
An advanced practice registered nurse with a graduate specialty degree in the diagnosis, treatment, and management of acute and chronic conditions commonly found among older adults and generally associated with aging. Generally GNPs are required to have specialty certification by a nationally recognized credentialing organization. The functions of the GNP are defined by individualized scope of practice and collaborative agreements with physicians and other health-care providers based on state nurse practice acts and experience, education, knowledge, and abilities.
Synonym: gerontologic nurse practitioner

gerontologic nurse practitioner

Geriatric nurse practitioner

mid-level practitioner

Mid-level provider.

nurse practitioner

See: nurse

pediatric nurse practitioner

A certified nurse who focuses on the common acute and chronic illnesses experienced by children and adolescents. The pediatric nurse practitioner integrates concepts of growth and development in assessing health care needs.

family nurse practitioner

Abbreviation: FNP
A nurse practitioner who has been educated and credentialed to care for people across the lifespan. Family nurse practitioners hold a graduate nursing degree. They practice autonomously and in collaboration with other health care professionals to assess, diagnose, treat, and manage a patient’s health problems and needs. They teach and counsel individuals and families and serve as researchers, consultants, and patient advocates.
See: adult nurse practitioner
See also: practitioner
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Um estudo conduzido por Young e Elliot (2001) demonstrou alteracoes no desempenho apos aplicacao do protocolo estatico e nao observaram apos protocolo FNP.
The FNP PCP played a significant role in coordinating his care to achieve the desired outcomes and ensure there was a coordinated team approach.
FNP certification examination data, addressed in the third research question, were retrieved from the American Nurses Credentialing Center report on FNP certification examination pass rates, each graduate's self-reports of pass-fail, and the college's graduate database of program admissions.
Of course, the FNP tabloid will only be sold Mondays and will not duplicate any other edition, putting it in a whole different realm than the Tribune's and Patriot-News' tabloid ventures.
It is unlikely that any contributors to this consensus document would say that the psychosocial role of the FNP is "settled," but the emphasis on having NPs focus a considerable amount of their education on knowledge and skill development in approaching the broader psychosocial aspects of health and illness is evident in this document.
Following announcements by the FEP and FNP, the Al-Wafd Party also announced that it would not join the 'Egypt's Support' coalition, in a meeting between members of the party's higher committee Sunday, Al-Wafd's news website reported.
Com isso, o objetivo foi verificar o efeito agudo de uma sessao de FNP sobre a flexibilidade da articulacao do quadril.
Over a period of several years, my FNP faculty colleagues and I engaged in an informal narrative pedagogical process of trying out a variety of ways to include this material in the FNP clinical management course sequence.
Second, it altered the interior to bring the barrel lower in the slide/frame assembly than it is in the FNP.
He currently practices as an FNP at the Brattleboro Retreat in the Medical Clinic and Admissions Department.
In December, the Washington Examiner closed its plant and outsourced it printing to FNP, a subsidiary of The Frederick News-Post in Maryland and Vertis.
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