Nurse Practitioners ·  Diagnose and treat acute, episodic, or chronic illness, independently or as part of a healthcare team. May focus on health promotion and disease prevention. May order, perform, or interpret diagnostic tests such as lab work and x rays. May prescribe medication. Must be registered nurses who have specialized graduate education.



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Licensing Information ·   Women's Health Nurse Practitioner

Licensing Description:
Applicants must meet all requirements for a Registered Nurse licensure and complete a graduate degree from an accredited college or university with a concentration in an advanced practice nursing clinical specialty area.

Licensing Agency:
Division Of Professional Registration
Missouri State Board of Nursing
3605 Missouri Boulevard
P.O. Box 656
Jefferson City, MO 65102-0656
nursing@pr.mo.gov
http://pr.mo.gov/nursing.asp

Licensing History:  

RegionNumber of active licenses in 2012
Missouri314
The South Central Region3

· Advanced Practice Nurses

Licensing Description:
This certification requires an education beyond the basic nursing education and certification with a nationally recognized professional organization approved by the board, such as certified registered nurse anesthetist, or a certified clinical nurse specialist. Candidate must submit application and appropriate fee.

Licensing Agency:
Division Of Professional Registration
Missouri State Board of Nursing
3605 Missouri Boulevard
P.O. Box 656
Jefferson City, MO 65102-0656
nursing@pr.mo.gov
http://pr.mo.gov/nursing.asp

Licensing History:  

RegionNumber of active licenses in 2012
Missouri6,715

· Adult Nurse Practitioner

Licensing Description:
Applicants must meet all requirements for a Registered Nurse licensure and complete a graduate degree from an accredited college or university with a concentration in an advanced practice nursing clinical specialty area.

Licensing Agency:
Division Of Professional Registration
Missouri State Board of Nursing
3605 Missouri Boulevard
P.O. Box 656
Jefferson City, MO 65102-0656
nursing@pr.mo.gov
http://pr.mo.gov/nursing.asp

Licensing History:  

RegionNumber of active licenses in 2012
Missouri753
The South Central Region2


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