A nurse practitioner is a registered nurse (RN) who has completed advanced education and training in the diagnosis and management of common and chronic illnesses. Nurse practitioners focus on individualized care by treating their patients and educating them about preventative health measures.
Master's Degree (Master of Science in Nursing), License
$123,818.40/year or $59.30/hour
Azusa Pacific University, Cal State Dominguez Hills, Cal State Los Angeles, Charles R. Drew University, UCLA
Local: California Association for Nurse Practitioners
National: American Association of Nurse Practitioners
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