A licensed Nurse Practitioner plays an important role between that of a simply nurse and a doctor. The Nurse Practitioner is able in some states to prescribe and treat while in other states, is able to work in conjunction with a doctor. This article looks at the opportunities for Nurse Practitioners.
The article, “Nurse practitioners can make a difference patient by patient” by Joyce Knestrick states.,
“Nurse practitioners’ model of care focuses on the patient, family and community. To put the patient as the center of care, there needs to be involvement of the patient and family, which sometimes involves members of the community. They all bring personal knowledge and information to the treatment plan equation.”
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Please also review AIHCP’s healthcare nursing certifications and see if they match your professional and academic goals.