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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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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.
In the rest of Alexandria, FNP has five candidates and FEP has four, and Al-Nour Party also has four candidates.
During my practice week with the Sheffield FNP I observed home visits carried out by the extremely experienced and compassionate family nurses; I was able to shadow a variety of visits within the NFP, including antenatal visits; visits to mothers with newborns; and visits to those nearing the end of their time with the FNP whose children were approaching two years of age.
When we introduced the FNP handgun in this finish earlier this year, we heard from customers that they would like to see a matching holster.
Alexandra Welch, RN, FNP, Providence Health System, recipient of the award for the Best Business Case for Quality, followed a "care-based management of cost" approach at Providence St.
The FNP was designed to help parents to give their children a healthier start in life, and is targeted specifically at young, first-time mothers who are aged 20 and under.
It will be interesting to see how adoption and implementation of e-Prescribing technology plays out among prescribers including nurse practitioners and physician assistants, who welcome the opportunity to become more involved with electronic prescribing and provide more positive outcomes for the patients we treat," said Roger Green FNP, FAANP, President, American College of Clinicians and Florida Nurse Practitioner Network, who will also moderate the panel session titled, "Winning Strategies to Differentiate Prescribing Activity Between NPs, PAs and Physicians.
The FNP is a preventative programme aimed at first-time teenage mothers and their babies, and monitors their care from before birth to age two.
A King Chavez Parks-funded initiative for undergraduate prenursing and first-year nursing students, the FNP program is designed for students who receive financial aid or have low ACT/SAT scores.
We set about trying to establish what was already being done with teenage parents outside of FNP, and it was to this end that I put a notice in the journal.
I took a position as a transplant coordinator for the University of Tennessee, Memphis, and began to work closely with two RNs (one was an FNP and the other had a PhD in nursing).