emergency nurse practitioner

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e·mer·gen·cy nurse prac·ti·tion·er

(ENP) (ē-mĕr'jĕn-sē nŭrs prak-tish'ŏn-ĕr)
Nurse practicing in an emergency department who is specifically trained to deal with minor injuries without the need for supervision by a physician.
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Emergency Nurse Practitioners in the Emergency and Trauma Centre--Defining the Nurse Practitioner Scope of Practice Poster presented at the 4th Annual ANPA conference, Melbourne, Victoria.
Comparing the emergency nurse practitioner role in the UK, Australia and New Zealand.
Ferguson, 35, was hired as an emergency nurse practitioner after telling his new bosses he qualified at County General Hospital in Chicago, scene of the Channel 4 drama that starred George Clooney as Dr Doug Ross.
He then paraded around the corridors of the NHS treatment centre wearing the badge Dr Greig Ferguson MD - even though he was working as an emergency nurse practitioner.
Gaynor Brotherton is a ward manager at Rothbury and is undertaking Emergency Nurse Practitioner training to boost her skills.
Sister Pauline Charters, an experienced emergency nurse practitioner, has worked in the department for 11 years and thrives on the variety of her job.
She was joined at the first session at Cefn Coed Hospital in Swansea by Morriston's lead emergency nurse practitioner (ENP) Ann Paynter, Wendy Armstrong, representing Cwm Taf Health Board, and Claire McCarthy, lead ENP in Aneurin Bevan Health Board.
Emergency Nurse Practitioner Malc Anglesea said: "Unnecessary waits are removed and we can allow patients access to a rapid, safe and effective minor injuries service.
The new way of working entails patients with minor ailments being assessed and treated by a doctor and emergency nurse practitioner specially reserved to deal with minor injuries.
Fellow emergency nurse practitioner James Brewster-Liddle, 56, said: "We're not just dealing with people who have alcohol problems.
Emergency nurse practitioner from the Royal Children's Hospital in Melbourne, Di Crellin, certainly earned her keep providing two workshops on paediatric resuscitation, as well as presenting two papers.
Sara, who works as an emergency nurse practitioner at the newly-opened Ysbyty Ystrad Fawr, in Ystrad Mynach, has applied to become a Games Maker at the Olympics.

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