Nurse Practitioner

Alyssa Wilson

Job Description...

Nurse practitioners are more advanced registered nurses. They provide care from newborns to the elderly. Some tasks NPs are required to do include provide immunizations, manage high blood pressures, and interpret diagnostic tests such as X-Rays, and EKGs, as well as lab tests.

Education Requirements...Where can you go?

Most generally to become a NP you must obtain a master's degree, also they must be both nationally registered nurses and certified nurse practitioners.

Where can you go to school?...

Duke University

University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

Eastern Carolina University

University of North Carolina at Charlotte

What is a Nurse Practitioner?


The annual salary for a NP is around $96,000.

Nurse practitioners usually stay in pretty high demand so it should not be that complicated to find a career in this area.