• 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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