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practitioner

 [prak-tish´un-er]
a person who practices a profession.
multiskilled health practitioner a person who is cross-trained to provide more than one function, often in more than one discipline. These combined functions can be found in a broad spectrum of health-related jobs, ranging in complexity from the nonprofessional to the professional level and including both clinical and management functions. The additional functions added to the original health care worker's job may be of a higher, lower, or parallel level.
nurse practitioner see nurse practitioner.

prac·ti·tion·er

(prak-ti'shŭn-ĕr), Avoid the misspelling practioner.
A person who practices medicine or one of the allied health care professions.

practitioner

/prac·ti·tion·er/ (prak-tish´un-er) one who has met the requirements of and is engaged in the practice of medicine, dentistry, or nursing.
nurse practitioner  see under nurse.

practitioner

[praktish′ənər]
Etymology: Gk, praktikos
a person qualified to practice in a special professional field, such as a nurse practitioner.

practitioner

A nonspecific term for any professional from health and social care, but more broadly could include anyone offering a healthcare-related service, such as art therapists or alternative/fringe medicine practitioners.

practitioner

Business of medicine Any individual certified or licensed by any health regulatory board of a particular jurisdiction. See Fringe practitioner, General practitioner, Health care provider, Nurse practitioner Medtalk A duly licensed medical or osteopathic physician, dentist, podiatrist Regulatory definition A physician, dentist, licensed nurse practitioner, licensed physician assistant, pharmacist, certified optometrist, veterinarian, scientific investigator, or other person licensed, registered, or otherwise permitted to distribute, dispense, prescribe and administer, or conduct research with respect to, a controlled substance in the course of professional practice in a particular jurisdiction.

prac·ti·tion·er

(prak-tish'ŭn-ĕr)
A person who practices medicine or one of the allied health care professions.

practitioner,

n a healthcare povider.

prac·ti·tion·er

(prak-tish'ŭn-ĕr)
A person who practices dentistry, medicine, or one of the allied health care professions.

practitioner

a person who practices a profession. This may be in one of the many forms of practice.
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The 2015 National Nurse Practitioner Compensation Survey is an invaluable resource for nurse practitioners and employers alike to establish fair employment arrangements, based on a variety of factors," said AANP President Cindy Cooke, DNP, FNP-C, FAANP.
While the violation of the duties and restrictions relating to these matters can subject the tax practitioner to the same sanctions as the violation of the tax practice standards, they receive relatively less attention.
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The successful legislative effort was the result of a nine month process on the part of NPAM, the statewide nurse practitioner association, and the Maryland Coalition of Nurse Practitioners, which represents nurse practitioners in Southern Maryland.
We have made great progress, despite sometimes heated disagreements between researchers and practitioners on the nature of the problem and the best possible solution.
Division 6A of the Health Care Complaints Act 1993 gives the HCCC the authority to investigate and take disciplinary action against an unregistered or deregistered healthcare professional, issue an order prohibiting the practitioner from providing health services for a period of time, issue an order placing conditions on the provision of health services or provide a warning to the public about the practitioner ie to name and shame the practitioner.
Montana's Nurse Practitioner Advocate for 2007 is Sharon Howard, APRN, BC, from Great Falls, Montana.
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The requirements imposed on the tax practitioner relying upon these types of materials are so strict that, using a common sense approach, it is difficult to fathom that the IRS Office of Professional Responsibility would initiate an action against the author except in those obvious situations where unsavory conduct is in effect being promoted.
For example, if an in-house tax practitioner sends an email to the CEO discussing the tax benefits of the CEO's stock options, the email would not seem to be covered by this exception.
Data for these examples come from the project reports completed by the graduate students and practitioner partners involved with each project, interviews conducted by the author, and field notes maintained by the author during work with each project team.