nurse-practitioner


nurse-practitioner

noun

  1. a registered nurse who has received special training for diagnosing and treating routine or minor ailments. Abbreviation: NP

noun

  1. a nurse who has specialized advanced skills in diagnosis, psychosocial assessment, and patient management and is permitted to prescribe certain drugs

n.

  1. A registered nurse with special training for providing primary health care, including many tasks customarily performed by a physician.

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