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Nurse Practitioner Port Chester, NY

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  • Pauline Comfrey, NP

    Distance: 26.57 mi
    3180 MAIN ST STE G1
    BRIDGEPORT, CT 06606
  • Donald Gardenier, DNP 220 Points

    Mount Sinai Internal Medicine Associates
    Distance: 26.65 mi
    17 East 102nd Street
    NEW YORK, NY 10029
  • NP 100 Points

    Janson Patricia NP
    Distance: 26.65 mi
    330 East 71st #1B
    New York, NY 10021
  • Elizabeth Hall, FNP 20 Points

    Distance: 26.65 mi
    610 W 158TH ST
    NEW YORK, NY 10032
  • Gaspar Rosario, NP 10 Points

    Distance: 26.65 mi
    530 1ST AVE STE 10S
    NEW YORK, NY 10016
  • Grace Fimbel, CNM

    Distance: 26.65 mi
    222 W 14TH ST
    NEW YORK, NY 10011
  • Eileen F Fusco, NP

    Distance: 26.65 mi
    550 1ST AVE STE 9R
    NEW YORK, NY 10016
  • Kim M Malusis, NP

    Distance: 26.65 mi
    1470 MADISON AVE
    NEW YORK, NY 10029
  • Ana M Mola, NP

    Distance: 26.65 mi
    550 1ST AVE FL 9
    NEW YORK, NY 10016
  • Helen M Psarakis, NP

    Distance: 26.65 mi
    215 E 95TH ST
    NEW YORK, NY 10128
  • Stephen L Rodgers, NP -10 Points

    Distance: 26.65 mi
    36 7TH AVE STE 415
    NEW YORK, NY 10011
  • Stephanie Whelan, MSN

    Distance: 26.65 mi
    425 E 61ST ST 8TH FL
    NEW YORK, NY 10021
  • Patricia A Toolan, NP

    Distance: 27.74 mi
    540 UNION BLVD
    WEST ISLIP, NY 11795
  • Rosemary A Daniels, NP

    Distance: 28.46 mi
    1280 DEKALB AVE
    BROOKLYN, NY 11221
  • Darlene M Dickson, LPN

    Distance: 28.46 mi
    540 ATLANTIC AVE
    BROOKLYN, NY 11217
  • Darlene M Dickson, LPN

    Distance: 28.46 mi
    1205 SUTTER AVE
    BROOKLYN, NY 11208
  • Jewel T Fowler, NP

    Distance: 28.46 mi
    2201 NEPTUNE AVE
    BROOKLYN, NY 11224
  • Nicola V Hawkinson, NP

    Distance: 28.46 mi
    1301 57TH ST
    BROOKLYN, NY 11219
  • Jennifer Knight, NP

    Distance: 28.46 mi
    210 FLATBUSH AVE
    BROOKLYN, NY 11217
  • Mary E McCormack, NP

    Distance: 28.46 mi
    178 FLATBUSH AVE
    BROOKLYN, NY 11217
  • Mary V McDonagh, NP

    Distance: 28.46 mi
    1205 SUTTER AVE
    BROOKLYN, NY 11208
  • Donna Pynn, CNM

    Distance: 28.46 mi
    1346 50TH ST
    BROOKLYN, NY 11219

Nurse Practitioner Info

Nurse Practitioner Summary:
A Nurse Practitioner is a registered nurse who has obtained advanced education; usually in the form of a master's degree. This additional training allows the RN to diagnose and manage many common ailments.

Nurse Practitioners can carry out some of the same duties as a physician and can also be a patient's primary care giver. The Nurse Practitioner focuses on treating illnesses and conditions as well as educating patients on health, self-care, and treatment options.

Education and training: To become a Nurse Practitioner, an associate degree in nursing or a bachelor of science is required. The associate degree takes 2 to 3 years and the bachelor's degree takes 4 to 5 years. Then, he or she must take additional training to specialize in certain medical fields. Once the education is finished, the student must be licensed by the state.


Nurse Practitioner FAQs:
What is a

Nurse Practitioner

?
A Nurse Practitioner is a Registered Nurse who has additional training in the diagnosis of medical conditions, including chronic illness. A Nurse Practitioner can provide the same care as a physician. A Nurse Practitioner works closely with physicians.

What type of work does a Nurse Practitioner perform?
A Nurse Practitioner can be a regular health care provider. A Nurse Practitioner can see patients of all ages. A Nurse Practitioner focuses on prevention, education and wellness. A Nurse Practitioner can prescribe medication and give referrals.

Where does a Nurse Practitioner work?
A Nurse Practitioner can work in private offices, clinics, schools, hospitals and health departments.

What are the duties of a Nurse Practitioner?
A Nurse Practitioner can carry out many duties. Some of these include:
- Conferring with physicians and referring patients to specialists
- Counseling and educating patients in treatment options and self-care
- Diagnosing and treating acute and chronic conditions and diseases
- Obtaining medical history from patients and performing physical exams
- Ordering and interpreting x-rays, lab tests, and ECGs
- Prescribing medications and physical therapy
- Performing prenatal care and family planning

What types of Nurse Practitioners are there?
Nurse practitioners can be family nurse practitioners, adult nurse practitioners, pediatric nurse practitioners, neonatal nurse practitioners, women's health nurse practitioners or acute care nurse practitioners.

How do I find a Nurse Practitioner in my city and state?
The Wellness.com directory will help you locate a Nurse Practitioner in your state. Select Nurse Practitioner from the professionals menu and select the state that you are looking to locate a Nurse Practitioner in. After you have located your state, find the city that you will need a Nurse Practitioner in. Select the state and city and you will see a list of Nurse Practitioners in your city and state.


Nurse Practitioner Related Terms:
nurse, registered nurse, physician, nursing, prescriptions, medications