Classification: Nurse Practitioner
(1) A registered nurse provider with a graduate degree in nursing prepared for advanced practice involving independent and interdependent decision making and direct accountability for clinical judgment across the health care continuum or in a certified specialty. (2) A registered nurse who has completed additional training beyond basic nursing education and who provides primary health care services in accordance with state nurse practice laws or statutes. Tasks performed by nurse practitioners vary with practice requirements mandated by geographic, political, economic, and social factors. Nurse practitioner specialists include, but are not limited to, family nurse practitioners, gerontological nurse practitioners, pediatric nurse practitioners, obstetric-gynecologic nurse practitioners, and school nurse practitioners.
Source: (1) American Nurses' Association, American Nurses Credentialing Center, 1996 Certification Catalogue. (2) ) Lexikon: Dictionary of Health Care Terms, Organizations and Acronyms for the Era of Reform, The Joint Commission on Accreditation of Healthcare Organizations, Oakbrook Terrace, Illinois: 1994, p. 549.
Additional Taxonomy Codes from Nurse Practitioner
363LA2100XNurse Practitioner (Acute Care)
363LA2200XNurse Practitioner (Adult Health)
363LC0200XNurse Practitioner (Critical Care Medicine)
363LC1500XNurse Practitioner (Community Health)
363LF0000XNurse Practitioner (Family)
363LG0600XNurse Practitioner (Gerontology)
363LN0000XNurse Practitioner (Neonatal)
363LN0005XNurse Practitioner (Neonatal, Critical Care)
363LP0200XNurse Practitioner (Pediatrics)
363LP0222XNurse Practitioner (Pediatrics/Critical Care)
363LP0808XNurse Practitioner (Psych/Mental Health)
363LP1700XNurse Practitioner (Perinatal)
363LP2300XNurse Practitioner (Primary Care)
363LS0200XNurse Practitioner (School)
363LW0102XNurse Practitioner (Women's Health)
363LX0001XNurse Practitioner (Obstetricians & Gynecology)
363LX0106XNurse Practitioner (Occupational Health)
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