Nurse practitioners have completed extra university study to be able to perform extra duties, like:
- order tests
- prescribe treatments and medications
- diagnose patients within their scope of practice.
Collaboratives or community of practice
Collaborative networks can support individuals working towards a Nurse Practitioner qualification and health services to develop NP models of care.
Nurse practitioner prescribing
Medicare benefits scheme (MBS)
Pharmaceutical Benefits Scheme (PBS)
Reviewed 25 July 2023