What is an integrative nurse practitioner?
A integrative nurse practitioner is a nurse who is qualified to treat certain medical conditions in collaboration with a physician. As clinicians, integrative nurse practitioners are able to bring their medical expertise in diagnosing and treating health conditions, and incorporate complementary services that emphasize total-body health and wellness. Integrative nurse practitioners can order and perform diagnostic tests, diagnose acute and chronic conditions and prescribe medications with conventional clinical treatments and complementary services (acupuncture, massage therapy, etc.)
Who should have an integrative nurse practitioner consultation?
A nurse practitioner consultation can benefit almost anyone who is interested in positive health and lifestyle choices, disease prevention or patients with acute and chronic health conditions.