Presentation on theme: "Nurse Practitioner Anais Conti. Colleges Westchester Community College, NY Syracuse University, NY SUNY Stonybrook University, NY SUNY upstate medical."— Presentation transcript:
Colleges Westchester Community College, NY Syracuse University, NY SUNY Stonybrook University, NY SUNY upstate medical university, NY New York Medical College, NY Adelphi University, NY
Duties And Responsibilities Identifying the health of an individual Checking for problems that need to be referred to physicians or other sources Treating acute or chronic illness Teaching health maintenance to patients and families Consulting and coordinating all phases of patient health care.
Earnings Salaries Per Year- Albany: $76,671 Buffalo: $72,960 New York City: $93,316 Rochester: $74,238 Syracuse: $69,002
Advancement & Employment Opportunities Nurses with additional education who become nurse practitioners can expect increases in their salary and responsibility. Administrative or teaching positions are also alternative promotional positions. Nurse Practitioners can receive paid vacations, holidays, and sick days; life and death insurance; and retirement benefits.
Future Outlook In Regards To Job Availability Medical employment is expected to grow faster than most through the year 2020. 2.7 million RN’s, of which NP’s are a part, in 2010. This field is growing rapidly because nurse practitioners provide some care previously offered only by physicians and in most states have the ability to prescribe medicine.
Suggested HS Courses Applied Math & Science Classes Foreign language Health & Technology Child growth and development English Nurse Assisting Physiology
Required Education & Training Bachelors Degree & Masters Degree Must graduate from an approved nursing program and pass a licensing examination to first obtain a nursing license
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