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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Graduate Specialties Consistent With Medical Surgical Nursing Options for Graduate Nursing Specialties * Adult Clinical Nurse Specialist * Adult Primary Care Nurse Practitioner * Adult Acute Care Nurse Practitioner * Adult Case Manager * Nurse Administrator
In the United States, acute care Nurse Practitioners (ACNP) are well established in the health system.
The ACNPC credential is awarded to acute care nurse practitioners who have passed the 175-question, 3 1/2-hour certification exam and who meet the eligibility requirements of completing an accredited graduate advanced practice education program with a concentration as an acute care nurse practitioner.
This book describes the scope and standards of professional performance for the acute care nurse practitioner.
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Laura was nominated for her leadership in advancing the role of acute care nurse practitioners through developing a Post Master's certificate and a full masters program for acute care nurse practitioners and created a nurse practitioner Hospitalist fellowship.
Total Number of Licensees Currently Registered to Practice at the Advanced Level (advanced registered nurse practitioners) Family Nurse Practitioners 1274 Nurse Midwives 113 Pediatric Nurse Practitioners 205 Certified Registered Nurse 542 Anesthetists School Nurse Practitioners 1 Women's Health Care 160 Practitioners Psychiatric-Mental Health 146 Nurse Practitioners Adult Nurse Practitioners 181 Clinical Nurse Specialists 88 Gerontological Nurse Practitioners 70 Neonatal Nurse Practitioners 50 Acute Care Nurse Practitioners 94 Perinatal Nurse Practitioners 0 Total 2,924
Care activities and outcomes of patients cared for by acute care nurse practitioners, physician assistants, and resident physicians: A comparison.
Scope and standards of practice for acute care nurse practitioners.
Currently, UCLA's School of Nursing offers a master's degree for advanced practice for nurses in several fields, including acute care nurse practitioners, family care nurse practitioners, occupational health, pediatrics, gerontology, oncology and administration, and has about 300 students.