• Nurse Practitioners
  • Health Science
  • Nurse practitioners coordinate patient care and may provide primary and specialty health care. The scope of practice varies from state to state.

    What do they typically do

    • Take and record patients' medical histories and symptoms
    • Set up plans for patients' care or contribute to existing plans
    • Perform physical exams
    • Observe patients and diagnose various health problems
    • Perform and order diagnostic tests and analyze results
    • Give patients medicines and treatments
    • Teach patients and families about patient care and how to stay healthy
    • Operate and monitor medical equipment

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