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Nurse practitioners are registered nurses with additional training and an extended scope of practice so they can provide a full range of health care services to individuals, families and communities. Nurse practitioners provide care to patients of all ages, with a focus on preventing disease, promoting good health and curing illness.
Nurse practitioners can:
diagnose and treat illnesses and/or injuries
order and interpret diagnostic tests
provide health education
make referrals to family physicians, specialists and other health professionals
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