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Advanced Practice Nurse

NHCS APN nurses

Advanced Practice Nurses (APNs) are nurses who have acquired the expert knowledge base, complex decision-making skills and clinical competencies for extended practice.

They are trained in the diagnosis and management of common medical conditions, including chronic illnesses and provide a broad range of healthcare services. They work collaboratively with doctors and other healthcare professionals to provide complex nursing care to patients.

APNs use advanced assessment and clinical skills to anticipate and manage complex situations, administer therapies for managing of actual and potential health issues.