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Nurse Practitioner




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Advanced primary and speciality nursing care are delivered by nurse practitioners. Tasks include patient health reviews, the development of methods for optimising and maintaining the health of a patient, and the implementation of health promotion habits.

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Career prospects & criteria 

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Educational Qualifications

  • B.Sc. Nursing

  • General Nursing and Midwifery (GNM)/ Auxiliary Nursing Midwifery (ANM)

  • M.Sc. in Nursing

What you need to get started

  • Practitioners must obtain relevant information about a person’s health status from the patient’s verbal communication, clinical examination and diagnostic tests and use that data to independently make evidence-based decisions about when, why and how to address health care needs.

Soft Skills

  • Patient 

  • Must have an eye for detail

  • Ability to multitask

  • Problem Solving

  • Organised and efficient

  • Interpersonal Skills

  • Empathetic

  • Comfortable and efficient while working in a group

Technical Skills

  • Performing comprehensive and focused physical examinations

  • Diagnosing and treating common acute illnesses and injuries

  • Providing immunizations

  • Prescribing medications and therapies

  • Performing procedures

  • X-rays and EKGs


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