Nurse practitioners (NPs) are registered nurses who have additional education and nursing experience, which enables them to:

  • Autonomously diagnose and treat illnesses
  • Order and interpret tests
  • Prescribe medications
  • Perform medical procedures

nurse practitioner smiling with stethoscope

Nurse practitioners (NP’s) provide care in a variety of settings in Southern Health-Santé Sud including medical clinics, the QuickCare Clinic, health centres and personal care homes.

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