Nurse practitioners work up to 40 to 60 hours a week. They also might work nights, weekends, or even holidays.
They might work as members of health teams in medical clinics, hospital outpatient clinics, and public health facilities. Some of the nurse practitioners work at schools or have their own offices or clinics.
What you need
To be a nurse practitioner you need a master's degree or doctorate in nursing and you need a license. Training to be nurse takes usually three to four years. When you are at work you would normally wear a uniform.
What you need to know
When being a nurse practitioner you need to know how to problem solve. Also you need to know how to make independent decisions about health care need. Be able to keep detailed records.
How much they make
Earn $51,020 per year (national average)