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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.

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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Fourier transform infrared (FTIR) spectroscopy (Nicolet IR200, Thermo Scientific, USA) was used to confirm the alkylation of the neat GNPs. KBr powder was mixed with a GNPs sample at 99:1 weight ratio then a disc-shaped pellet was prepared for the FTIR analysis.
GNP can extract a great number of class association rules for intrusion detection.
The morphology state of GNP and the PET nanocomposites was characterized using a SEM (Model: Philips SEM XL30, at an accelerating voltage of 10-20 kV).
As illustrated in figure 1A & 1B, GNPs, both the absence and the presence of light, resulted in a dose-dependent decrease in cell viability of A431 and fibroblast cells.
Asked about the vision for GNP, Renata laughed and said that owner Dean Kutrumanes always says: We want to be big ...
Though the scenario behind formation of biogenic GNP has not yet been clearly understood, undoubtedly it involves a reduction reaction, involving the transfer of electrons and protons.
This measure suffers from reliability-deficit in the same way as the measure of GNP does, for it does not expose the disparity of incomes among various sections of population.
Regarding the intentions of most of the proposals on reforming national accounting and the use of GNP, two major approaches can be differentiated: improvements and extensions.
But Cheong Wa Dae maintained an equivocal stance about whether to accept the GNP's request.
A GNP lawmaker was taken to hospital after being hit on the head with a gavel during the scuffle, according to another GNP lawmaker who witnessed the scuffle.
SUPER-sub Lee Wood fired in a stoppage-time winner as Gurdwara GNP snatched a 3-2 victory against rivals GNP Sports in a dramatic encounter at Lyng Hall School.
In particular, Zivot and Andrews (1992), using a data-dependent algorithm to determine the break point and finite-sample critical values, reject the unit root null at the 5% significance level for only 3 out of 13 Nelson-Plosser series real gross national product (GNP), nominal GNP, and industrial production.