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practitioner

noun artificer, artisan, artist, attorney, counselor, craftsman, creative worker, journeyman, lawyer, master worker, professional, solicitor, specialist, trained person
Associated concepts: legal practitioner, single practitioner, sole practitioner
See also: addict, attorney, esquire, expert, professional, specialist
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Gwen Taylor, practice manager at Newburn Practice, said: "The new GP sessions are an enhancement to the service already being provided by the advanced nurse practitioners.
St Kentigern Hospice manager Joyce Bellingham, added: "Dinah uses her knowledge with her Senior Advanced Nurse Practitioner skills to ensure that all patients receive the care and dignity that they deserve.
Research has demonstrated that advanced Nurse Practitioners can and do prescribe effectively (Barrett, 2004; Luker et al.
Mum of four and grandmother of one Dinah, 53, who lives in Tremeirchion, said: The role of the Advanced Nurse Practitioner was created over a decade ago and allows nurses to do many of the tasks that their medical colleagues do.
The CMS proposal would allow advanced nurse practitioners and certified nurse anesthetists (CRNAs) the right, without any formal training , to perform interventional pain treatments, such as out-patient surgeries and the prescribing of highly addictive painkillers.
Currently in Texas, physicians, dentists, chiropractors, podiatrists, physician assistants, and advanced nurse practitioners of all types (midwives, clinical specialists, FNPs) are all allowed to determine if a patient needs physical therapy.
Advanced nurse practitioners in convenient care centers provide outstanding educational opportunities for patients and collaborate with surrounding healthcare facilities and primary providers to make necessary referrals.
Other advanced nurse practitioners (ANPs) with master's degrees in addition to their RN degree are working independently.
Editor's Note: As more and more advanced nurse practitioners make more and more "nursing diagnosis" they will bear more and more responsibility for failure to properly diagnose and treat patients.
Advanced nurse practitioners, which include nurse practitioners, nurse midwives and nurse anesthetists, will practice in increasing numbers at health-care centers springing up across the country.

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