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Nurse Practitioner

What does a Nurse Practitioner do?

Nurse practitioners are advanced practice nurses that help with all aspects of patient care, including diagnosis, treatments, and consultations, and may work in both inpatient and outpatient situations. Nurse practitioners perform important tasks like educating patients about preventative care and prescribed treatments. Nurse practitioners may order tests, conduct physicals, and serve as a patient’s primary healthcare provider, and some are able to prescribe medications.

What do I need to get a Nurse Practitioner job?

Coppin State offers a certificate in Family Nurse Practitioner for those who’ve completed an MS program in Nursing.  Refer to the Registered Nurse articulation information.

What is the median salary of a Nurse Practitioner?

  • $102,100 per year
Healthcare Careers
1. Pharmacy Technician
2. Certified Nursing Assistant
3. Emergency Medical Technician
4. Certified Medical Assistant
5. Dental Assistant
6. Medical Administrative Assistant
7. Personal Trainer
8. Physician Professional Coder
9. Physical Therapy Technician
10. Certified Medicine Aide
11. Licensed Practical Nurse
12. Paramedic
13. Medical Insurance Biller
14. Phlebotomist
15. Registered Nurse
16. Physical Therapy Assistant
17. Health Information Technologist
18. Medical Assisting
19. Dental Hygienist
20. Nurse Practitioner
21. Registered Nurse (RN to BSN)
22. Medical/Health Service Manager
23. Physical Therapist
24. Occupational Therapist
25. Dental Hygienist
26. Specialty Pharmacy Technician
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