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What does NP stand for?

NP stands for Nurse Practitioner

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Nurse Practitioners who have successfully completed the approved, mandatory e-learning module offered through the Continuing Professional Development Program for Nurse Practitioners and Registered Nurses at the University of Ottawa will be authorized to prescribe from the newly revised NP Schedules for Ordering as of September 1, 2014.
While research conducted by the American Academy of Nurse Practitioners (AANP) shows that 81% of Americans have had or know someone who has had a direct experience with a nurse practitioner (NP), many are still not sure exactly what role these healthcare practitioners play in the healthcare paradigm, according to the Council for Responsible Nutrition (CRN), Washington, D.