Nearby Cities

Woodbridge (13.35 mi)
Washington (14.91 mi)
Rockville (18.39 mi)
Hyattsville (20.83 mi)
College Park (21.93 mi)

Nearby Zip Codes

22033 (2) (4.95 mi)
22191 (2) (15.04 mi)
20001 (1) (16.12 mi)
20852 (1) (17.45 mi)
20783 (1) (20.74 mi)
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  • Jessica Hardy, Family Nurse Practitioner
    790 Points

    Jessica Hardy, Family Nurse Practitioner

    Harmony in Health
    10560 Main Street
    308
    Fairfax, VA 22030
  • Grey Linda MSN

    3650 Joseph Siewick Drive
    Fairfax, VA 22033
  • Kimberly Manning, NP

    Kimberly Manning, NP

    3560 JOSEPH SIEWICK DR STE 400
    FAIRFAX, VA 22033
  • 410 Points

    Advanced Health Center

    Distance: 12.34 mi
    46 S. Glebe Rd.
    100
    Arlington, VA 22204
  • Leslie Stoeckle, CRNP 20 Points

    Leslie Stoeckle, CRNP

    Distance: 13.34 mi
    1924 Opitz Blvd.
    Woodbridge, VA 22191
  • Kelly Fleming, FNP-C 10 Points

    Kelly Fleming, FNP-C

    Distance: 13.34 mi
    1924 Opitz Blvd.
    Woodbridge, VA 22191
  • sonia Palmieri, Mental Health Nurse Practitioner 200 Points

    sonia Palmieri, Mental Health Nurse Practitioner

    Tranquil healthcare LLC
    Distance: 14.91 mi
    1120 Connecticut Avenue nw
    1022
    Washington, DC 20036
  • Tammy Gatling, scoliosis

    Tammy Gatling, scoliosis

    Howard University Hospital - Radiology- X-Ray
    Distance: 14.91 mi
    2041 Georgia Avenue Northwest
    Washington, DC 20001
  • Susan Kramer, Plastic Surgery Adult Nurse Practitioner
    310 Points

    Susan Kramer, Plastic Surgery Adult Nurse Practitioner

    Distance: 15.08 mi
    5530 Wisconsin Ave
    Suite 1620
    Chevy Chase, MD 20815
  • ALAN CORNFIELD, D.C.
    500 Points

    ALAN CORNFIELD, D.C.

    Smart Medical & Rehab Therapy
    Distance: 18.07 mi
    2730 UNIVERSITY BLVD WEST
    SUITE 500
    Silver Spring, MD 20908
  • Kimberly Nieves, CRNP
    210 Points

    Kimberly Nieves, CRNP

    Distance: 18.38 mi
    /
    Rockville, MD 20852
  • James Hill, CNP
    410 Points

    James Hill, CNP

    Distance: 20.83 mi
    6475 New Hampshire Ave
    Suite 620
    Hyattsville, MD 20783
  • Olayemi Adurota, MD
    370 Points

    Olayemi Adurota, MD

    Distance: 21.92 mi
    6201 Greenbelt Rd
    U15
    College Park, MD 20740

Nearby Cities

Woodbridge (13.35 mi)
Washington (14.91 mi)
Rockville (18.39 mi)
Hyattsville (20.83 mi)
College Park (21.93 mi)

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