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GNP

abbreviation for geriatric nurse practitioner.

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.

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
See also: practitioner
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Renata said that this mindset is integrated into all GNP employees, many of whom have been with the company since its inception.
The second limitation of the GNP system is that it makes no value judgments.
Water supply and sanitation infrastructure is likely to vary according to GNP and other factors; therefore it is unlikely that the precise dose--response relationships reported for Fiji would be found in other islands.
The problem which this commentator seems not to appreciate is that abandoning Assertion 3 would require re-educating every student who ever took a principles of economics course and revamping the system of national income accounts, where evaluation at constant prices is considered an acceptable measure of real GNP.
The joint estimation of income's components and their relationships with consumption in the UC framework effectively uses consumption information to help distinguish the permanent and transitory components of GNP while avoiding the problems associated with the VAR approach.
6 percent of GNP in the year 2009-10 exceeding even the expected GNP growth rate.
We also attempt to assess the economic significance of consumer sentiment by decomposing the variance of GNP innovations.
The GNP is also available to staff for formal and informal education, and is almost always more readily available and accessible to the residents and their families than are the attending physicians or medical directors.
As shown in Table 1A, when base years close to the dates of the recessions are used to evaluate the data, in terms of GNP decline, at 1.
9 per cent of GNP in 1968 and would have increased more during the Vietnam war except for sleight-of-hand accounting which, in effect, borrowed from the public trust funds to pay military costs.
Likewise, the consumption share of GNP soared in the 1980s, rising from a 25-year average of about 64 percent to nearly 69 percent.