family nurse practitioner


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family nurse practitioner (FNP)

a nurse practitioner possessing skills necessary for the detection and management of acute self-limiting conditions and management of chronic stable conditions. An FNP provides primary ambulatory care for families in collaboration with primary care physicians. The FNP gives direct health care and guides or counsels families as required. Consultation, copractice, and referral to associated physicians are aspects of the FNP's practice.

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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