Nurse Practitioners provide advanced and extended nursing care to patients, such as ordering diagnostic tests, undertaking diagnosis and health assessments, prescribing patient care management, medicines and therapies, as authorised in relevant nursing legislation, and referring to specialist Medical Practitioners and other Health Professionals in a range of health, welfare and community settings.
Registration with the Nursing and Midwifery Board of Australia is required.
Top skills requested in job advertisements for this occupation.
Working With Patient And/Or Condition: Chronic Disease
Teamwork / Collaboration