Nurse Practitioner

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The Nurse practitioner(NP's) is an advanced practice nurse who engages in the advanced nursing practice. A Nurse practitioner is a healthcare professional educated and trained to provide health promotion and maintenance through the diagnosis and treatment of acute illness and chronic conditions. Nurse practitioner NPs, on the bases of assessment and diagnosis, formulate the most appropriate plan of care for the client and implement evidence-informed therapeutic interventions in partnership with the client to optimize health. They are authorized, independently, to prescribe most medications, to order laboratory tests, to order most diagnostic imaging tests, and in Ontario and some other provinces, they can admit and treat people in a hospital.…show more content…
The master's level designation is typically completed after a four-year program and involves a mix of both in-class and on-the-job training. Nurse Practitioners is a self-regulated profession, as well as governed by The College of Nurses of Ontario (CNO). To be able to continue to practice being a nurse practitioner, one has to complete a self-assessment every year, and each year the CNO randomly selects nurse to participate in a practice assessment and peer assessment. On the other hand, to become a dental hygienist, one must complete a 3-year dental hygienist diploma program after high school. Receipt of this degree allows a hygienist to take licensure examinations, become licensed registered dental hygienist and to work in a dental office. University-based dental hygiene programs may offer baccalaureate and master's degrees, which generally require at least two years of further schooling. These additional degrees may be required for a career in teaching and/or research. Dental hygienist also has to complete a self-assessment every year, and each year the CDHO randomly selects hygienist to participate in an assessment, with audit of registrant records within the Quality Assurance…show more content…
Working hard consist of both theoretical learning and hands-on training similar to a dental hygienist. A thorough training in ethics, diagnosis, and patient management. Ability to understand basic health information and attention to detail and make sound decisions based on this information. Both must bridge the gap between the patient's possible lack of medical understanding and connect it with clinical expertise. The soft skills for both professions are caring, staying patient in stressful situations, solid communication skills and have a passion and enjoy helping their patients. Both practitioners should have the physical and mental endurance to excel in this demanding field. One must be good at thoroughly physical examinations which is one of the major hand on skill of NP's profession, and take an accurate medical history, whereas thorough oral examinations, scaling and root planning, fluoride applications, whitening trays, mouth guards etc. are some of the different skills a dental hygienist requires but not nurse practitioner. For both the professions, the most important accomplishment in client care is seeing improvement in their

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