adult nurse practitioner


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adult nurse practitioner

a registered nurse who has received additional education in the primary health care of adults. The additional education may be obtained through a master's degree program or a nondegree-granting continuing education certificate program.

adult nurse practitioner

Abbreviation: ANP
A nurse practitioner credentialed to care for people over 18 years of age.
See also: practitioner
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Carol White, MN, RN, ANP Adult Nurse Practitioner Mountain Kidney Associates Asheville, NC
Fritz, RN, a HIPAA specialist with 15 years of experience as a registered nurse and adult nurse practitioner.
Crain, MSN, Family & Adult Nurse Practitioner elainecraincrnp@comcast.
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Freda, MS, RN, CANP, is an adult nurse practitioner, Outpatient Dialysis Center, Winthrop University Hospital, Mineola, NY.
A graduate of the University of Pennsylvania's Adult Nurse Practitioner program, Cassel has completed all pre-dissertation requirements at Widener University in preparation for her Doctorate of Nursing Science.
The UCSF Department of Community Health Systems offers graduate study in five other specialty areas: adult nurse practitioner, community health, nursing administration, occupational health, and psychiatric/mental health.
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

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