Nurse Practitioners Are Bridging the Gap Between Family Doctors and the ER


Nurse practitioners, or NPs, are registered nurses who have completed additional training, education, and nursing experience. It enables them to diagnose and treat illnesses, prescribe medication, and do other tasks similar to a doctor that a regular registered nurse cannot. In most parts of Canada, nurse practitioners can work either in hospitals or community settings, including in clinics where they form most of the primary-care providers.

Abstract Written By:
Laura Woodman
December 9, 2021

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