PRIMARY CARE NURSE PRACTITIONER

Primary Care nurse practitioners practice is the independent management of adolescent and adult healthcare,concentrating especially on health promotion,risk reduction,disease prevention and primary health care management.Adult-Gerontology Nurse practitioners take health histories and give complete physical examinations;diagnose and treat many common acute and chronic problems; interpret laboratory results and indicative methods;prescribe and manage medications and other therapies;provide health teaching and supportive counselling with an emphasis on prevention of illness and health maintenance;and allude patients to other health professionals as required.