Can FNP work as hospitalist?

  1. 0 I know many do it but is it out of scope if FNP practices as a hospitalist?
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    About jessarnp33

    Joined Jun '12; Posts: 9; Likes: 1.

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  4. Visit  BlueDevil,DNP profile page
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    This will vary from state to state. Check you state practice act.
  5. Visit  mammac5 profile page
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    It's okay in NC.
  6. Visit  jessarnp33 profile page
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    How about FL? Where do you find it?
  7. Visit  BlueDevil,DNP profile page
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    Check with the FL BON
  8. Visit  Alisabeth profile page
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    Yes, in Fl an FNP can work as a hospitalist. I have met and worked with many.
  9. Visit  ChristineN profile page
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    As stated, depends on the state. My goal is to eventually move back to PA, and preferably work as an NP in the hospital setting. PA did just change it nurse practice act so that if you are an NP and you wish to work inpatient you need to have an acute care NP degree, and FNP's can only work out patient settings.


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