Nurse practitioners (NPs) are rapidly becoming the health providers of choice for an increasing number of Americans each year. NPs are advanced practice registered nurses, so they are qualified to treat a wide variety of illnesses, diseases and conditions. They also can order required diagnostic tests and perform detailed physical examinations. Simply put, NPs are able to seamlessly blend their clinical expertise in treating and diagnosing health conditions while still emphasizing health management and acute and chronic disease prevention.
To learn more, check out the infographic below created by Bradley University’s Nurse Practitioner Online Programs.