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What Is a Nurse Practitioner and What Is Their Role in Your Care?

Most people are used to being seen by physician assistants in addition to their regular doctors, but some patients may have never been care for by a nurse practitioner and could have questions about their role on their care team. At NHRMC, nurse practitioners are also called advanced practice providers and they can examine patients, diagnose illnesses, prescribe medication and provide treatment.

READ ABOUT THE ROLE OF NURSE PRACTITIONERS