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1. a person, usually a woman, who tends the sick, injured, or infirm
2. Zoology a worker in a colony of social insects that takes care of the larvae

What does it mean when you dream about a nurse?

Dreaming of a nurse suggests a need to be taken care of and to be healed. It also sometimes indicates a healing is in progress. This dream also implies that strained or unpleasant conditions are being set aright.

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Psychiatric nurse practitioners were first certified in 2000 to meet the statutory requirements for prescriptive authority of the other 9 states.
Caption: Maureen Lewis, a psychiatric nurse practitioner who is part of the integrated care team at Hopkins, says the med-surg nurses appreciate getting help in managing patients.
As her HIV/AIDS worsened, Rose was encouraged by staff and her psychiatric nurse practitioner to agree to inpatient hospitalization where she would be able to receive palliative care.
Characteristics of the psychiatric nurse practitioner Characteristics Statistics N = 2,195 respondents Average age (females) 55 years old (95% of workforce) Average age (males) 44 years old (4% of workforce) APRN-PMH (1988) 18% of nationally certified NPs APRN-PMH (2003) 3% of nationally certified NPs Estimated workforce Reduced by 50% of current size change by 2013 workforce Note: Adapted from Staten et al.
In South Carolina, working collaboratively with a psychiatrist, a psychiatric nurse practitioner can diagnosis psychiatric conditions, prescribe medication and provide psychotherapy when needed.
Philadelphia, PA, A psychiatric nurse practitioner, she is a doctoral
University District is hiring several new employees for the program, including a psychiatric nurse practitioner, and borrowing some existing behavioral health staff, Perez said.
She herself has worked as a psychiatric nurse practitioner since 2005.
the psychiatric nurse practitioner population of providers are important members of the behavioral health team in both fulfilling the garrison and go-to-war missions of the ANC.
The "why" came about when I went to work in a community mental health center--if I wanted to provide quality care to the consumer, I would need to become a psychiatric nurse practitioner.
Faculty included a psychologist, health psychology fellow, psychiatric nurse practitioner, psychiatric social worker, and oncology nurse practitioner.
Catherine Phillips, MS, CS, APRN-BC, is a Clinical Nurse Specialist and Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner at Mary Lanning Memorial Hospital, providing services to clients in the GO Program.

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