RNs often look to becoming a nurse practitioner as the next step in their career path. The NP and RN roles differ in their responsibilities, educational requirements and future prospects.
Soft skills, hard skills, problem-solving skills, communication skills and all-around people skills are just a few of their beneficial baseline attributes of the successful nurse practitioner.
The FNP can practice autonomously when delivering care and provides care to patients with acute, chronic, and complex health problems. They also perform annual wellness exams, health promotion, and disease prevention.
Family nurse practitioners (FNPs) work with patients of all ages to maintain optimal health with a particular focus on preventative care. Learn more about what an FNP does in our infographic below.
These encouraging frontline nurses’ stories from the COVID-19 pandemic are the experiences that made it possible for these health care heroes to keep moving forward day after day.
On Friday, July 9, community leaders, faculty, staff, trustees and friends gathered on Carson-Newman University’s campus to celebrate the groundbreaking of the Drama and Ted Russell Center.