How do they match: Nurse Practitioners

  • Nurse Practitioners

  • Nurse Practitioner
  • Acute Care Nurse Practitioner
  • Adult Nurse Practitioner
  • Advanced Practice Nurse
  • Advanced Practice Registered Nurse
  • Advanced Registered Nurse Practitioner Specialist
  • Cardiology Nurse Practitioner
  • Certified Nurse Practitioner
  • Certified Pediatric Nurse Practitioner
  • Certified Registered Nurse Practitioner
  • Dermatology Nurse Practitioner
  • Electrophysiology Nurse Practitioner
  • Emergency Medicine Nurse Practitioner
  • Family Nurse Practitioner
  • Family Health Nurse Practitioner
  • Family Practice Nurse Practitioner
  • Family Practice Certified Advanced Registered Nurse Practitioner
  • Gastroenterology Nurse Practitioner
  • Gerontological Nurse Practitioner
  • Internal Medicine Nurse Practitioner
  • Licensed Nurse Practitioner
  • Medical Surgery Nurse
  • Neonatal Nurse Practitioner
  • Neurosurgical Nurse Practitioner
  • Obstetrics-Gynecology Nurse Practitioner
  • Orthopedic Nurse Practitioner
  • Palliative Care Nurse Practitioner
  • Pediatric Nurse Practitioner
  • Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner
  • Surgical Nurse Practitioner
  • Women's Health Care Nurse Practitioner

  • Diagnose and treat acute, episodic, or chronic illness, independently or as part of a healthcare team. May focus on health promotion and disease prevention. May order, perform, or interpret diagnostic tests such as lab work and x rays. May prescribe medication. Must be registered nurses who have specialized graduate education.

  • Maintain current knowledge of state legal regulations for nurse practitioner practice, including reimbursement of services.
  • Read current literature, talk with colleagues, or participate in professional organizations or conferences to keep abreast of developments in nursing.