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What is a family nurse practitioner?

A family nurse practitioner is a healthcare professional who delivers care which focuses on the family. They are advanced practice registered nurses who work either independently or in collaboration with a hospital or medical facility.

Family nurse practitioners are healthcare professionals who specialize in delivering care to the family. They have the necessary medical expertise to diagnose and treat complex conditions concerning the body and the mind.

Additionally, family nurse practitioners may serve as hospital and clinic administrators and policymakers. Their work focuses on a wide range of healthcare services that revolve around the family.

Family nurse practitioners can thereby deliver a complex series of healthcare services, from disease prevention to direct care and counseling.

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Source: https://www.cedars-sinai.edu/Education/Medical-Library/

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