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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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She added that insurers who participate in the state's Medicaid program oppose changes to the contractual requirement that the supervising physicians be approved in order for the nurse practitioners to be approved.
Scope and standards of practice for acute care nurse practitioners.
Alison Thomas, RN(EC), MN, CNeph(C) Nurse Practitioner, Hemodialysis St.
The trend is toward the doctoral level for all nurse practitioners, so the doctorate in nursing practice (DNP degree) eventually will become the entry-level degree for NPs, said Barb Berner, FNP, coordinator of the university's nurse practitioner program.
For a course she is currently teaching in advanced health assessment in the nurse practitioner program, Emelia has students from India, Nigeria, Jamaica, and different regions of the United States.
After starting her nurse practitioner program at the University of Colorado, from 1981 to 1983, she started her NP career at Denver General Hospital in the walk-in clinic.
OUTCOME MEASURES: Outcome measures included comparison of ICU readmissions, ICU readmission length of stay, APACHE II scores of ICU readmissions, ICU patient days/ acuity; ICU readmission mortality, and ward cardiac arrests following establishment of a nurse practitioner service with concurrent data collected one year prior to implementation of the service.
Of the fourteen nurse practitioners currently billing Missouri Medicaid none felt that adding PMHNP to Missouri's provider enrollment would change their practice.
The court noted that although the Nurse Practitioner characterized her conduct as a "mistake" which she claimed did not rise to the level of disqualifying misconduct, she nevertheless agreed that her notation in the patient's medical chart did not accurately reflect the procedure performed and she should have been more thorough.
Women need to be knowledgeable about the risks that exist and not be misinformed,'' says Northridge nurse practitioner Mary Browne Dickens.

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