Definition of nurse practitioner in English:

nurse practitioner

Line breaks: nurse prac|ti¦tion¦er

noun

A nurse who is qualified to treat certain medical conditions without the direct supervision of a doctor.
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  • In these small kiosks, shoppers can get advice and remedies for minor ailments from a nurse practitioner without having to make appointments or spend time in waiting rooms.
  • A pelvic exam is performed by a doctor or nurse practitioner.
  • Ask your doctor or nurse practitioner if you want to quit.

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