Nurse practitioners in gastroenterology provide advanced assessment to GI patients and provide leadership in the coordination of interprofessional healthcare for integrated delivery of patient services in the GI patient care setting. Some nurse practitioners in gastroenterology may also initiate...

Physician assistants in cardiovascular medicine treat, and manage patients diagnosed with cardiovascular disease and identified as at risk for cardiac vascular events. They also administer cardiac interventional medications and tests such as cardiac stress tests, tilt table tests, and diagnostic...

This week's free resource is a sample core privileging form for physician assistants in pediatrics. Core privileging forms reflect industry best practices and expert research for a variety of physician, advanced practice, and allied health specialties and subspecialties.

Nurse practitioners in urology manage care for patients undergoing urological procedures to include the development of treatment plans, health counseling, and assisting in surgery. They serve as first assists in surgical procedures including nephrectomies, nephrostomies, radical prostatectomies...

Nurse practitioners in radiology treat conditions by various radiologic imaging modalities for patients. They also assist with invasive procedures, perform initial interpretations on scans and x-rays, and remove central venous catheters, arterial catheters, and chest tubes.

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Anesthesiologist assistants are AHPs who practice under the supervision of licensed anesthesiologists to develop and implement anesthesia care plans. They are trained extensively in the delivery and maintenance of quality anesthesia care as well as in advanced patient monitoring techniques. They...

Certified nurse midwives are registered nurses who complete additional academic and clinical training in order to deliver babies and provide prenatal and postpartum care to women. They are primary care providers who perform comprehensive women’s health assessments, screen for and treat common...

A certified registered nurse anesthetist (CRNA) is an advanced practice nurse who provides anesthesia to patients in collaboration with surgeons, anesthesiologists, dentists, podiatrists, and other qualified healthcare professionals. CRNAs are professional, licensed registered nurses who have...

A clinical nurse specialist—psychiatric and mental health is a registered nurse with advanced education and clinical experience regarding issues such as stress, anxiety, depression, and grief. They can provide psychiatric and substance use assessments, diagnoses, and treatment, including...

A clinical psychologist is a mental health professional with highly specialized training in the diagnosis and psychological treatment of mental, behavioral, and emotional illnesses. Clinical psychologists must usually complete a Ph.D. in clinical psychology before being able to see patients and...

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