Nurse Practitioners (NPs) are advanced practice registered nurses who provide care to patients throughout the lifespan from premature newborns to elderly. NPs focus on examinations; diagnose and treat common acute illness and injuries. They can prescribe medications, including controlled substances.
NPs are registered nurses with a graduate Masters Degree in nursing. Around 6 years.
Common Courses include:
Colleges that offer nurse practitioner license include
Michigan State University
University of South Carolina
East Carolina University
The average salary for NPs range from $95,070-$90,580 a year.