titles and abbreviations

  1. Is there a list on this site what certain abbreviations stand for after a persons name?

    FNP
    CPNP
    prn
    MS (then after that MSN)
    arnp
    bc
    faan
    RNC

    A lot of my future professors have a ton of letters after their names. I'm just curious what they stand for.
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  3. by   TazziRN
    FNP--Family Nurse Practitioner
    CPNP
    prn -- Latin for as needed
    MS (then after that MSN)-- Master of Science, Master of Science, Nursing
    arnp
    bc
    faan
    RNC

    Not sure of the others but if you type "abbreviations" in the search engine you will probably get your answers.
  4. by   sirI
    hello, jennifers,

    yes, can be very confusing in all of this alphabet soup of acronyms.:wink2:

    click on this thread: glossary of nursing and medical degrees and certifications

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