acute care nurse practitioner


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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.
See also: practitioner
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AACN Certification Corporation has added the acute care nurse practitioner certification exam (ACNPC) to its credentials for acute and critical care nurses.
Scope and Standards of Practice for the Acute Care Nurse Practitioner (#128102)
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Georgetown University School of Nursing and Health Studies (Washington, DC) has developed the Summer Institute for Tobacco Control Practices in Nursing Education demonstration project to increase tobacco prevention and cessation education in acute care nurse practitioner (ACNP) curricula.