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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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Estudos de Unick e colaboradores (2005) e Nogueira e colaboradores (2009) comparam os efeitos agudos dos protocolos de alongamento estatico e FNP, sendo demonstrado que ambos os protocolos promovem a diminuicao da forca, e o maior deficit e gerado pelo protocolo FNP.
The FNP PCP played a significant role in coordinating his care to achieve the desired outcomes and ensure there was a coordinated team approach.
The online format (FNP and administration) consists of online, asynchronous courses.
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After just a few months at the FNP, Wilson felt that business was stable enough to bring back the Monday edition.
Three recurring challenges outlined by Fischetti and McCutchan will be explored in relation to FNP education and practice.
Jill Smoller, RNC, MS, FNP, is Director of Nursing at the Woodbury Center for Health Care, Woodbury, NY (this year's Optima Award winner).
The NP--relatively new on the professional scene--is usually either a Pediatric Nurse Practitioner (PNP) or a Family Nurse Practitioner (FNP).
the municipality of oberes glantal intends to award planning services for the reorganization of a land use plan (fnp) and a landscape plan (lp).
Joey Jackson, Casey Carlile, FNP Wes Henson, FNP, and Jason Churchill, PA-C provided more than 60 free physicals.
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L to R: Holly Kimbrell, DNP(c), MSN, RN; Mary Bess Griffith, PhD(c), RN, CS, FNP, CNE and Jenny Webb, PhD(c), MSN, RN, CNE accepts the Dean's and Director's Award for Bethel University School of Nursing.