Can FNP work as hospitalist?

  1. I know many do it but is it out of scope if FNP practices as a hospitalist?
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  2. 6 Comments

  3. by   BlueDevil,DNP
    This will vary from state to state. Check you state practice act.
  4. by   mammac5
    It's okay in NC.
  5. by   jessarnp33
    How about FL? Where do you find it?
  6. by   BlueDevil,DNP
    Check with the FL BON
  7. by   Alisabeth
    Yes, in Fl an FNP can work as a hospitalist. I have met and worked with many.
  8. by   ChristineN
    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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