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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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