Julie Broeker, APRN-CNP, is a compassionate family nurse practitioner specializing in cancer care. After receiving her undergraduate degree from Ohio University, she earned her Master of Science in Nursing from the University of Cincinnati. Julie enjoys spending time with her husband and children as well as being outdoors. When not caring for patients, she can be found hiking, traveling, and running.
What is a Certified Nurse Practitioner?
A certified nurse practitioner (CNP) is an Advanced Practice Registered Nurse. They hold a master's or doctoral degree and have advanced clinical training. They collaborate with physicians to diagnose and treat patients. Like physicians, they can make referrals, provide physical exams, order and interpret tests, and prescribe medications.
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