Nurse Practitioners - working with you for good health
Nurse Practitioner (NP) is the legal title for a registered nurse (RN) who has completed an advanced education and training programme in a specific area of clinical practice.
Here you will find information and resources that may help you if you are an employer thinking about employing a Nurse Practitioner:
- FAQs for employers who may be thinking about employing a NP
- Growing NPs in your organisation
- Profiles of NPs who are making a difference
For more information about becoming an NP, visit the Nursing Council of New Zealand website, the Nurse Practitioners of New Zealand website and the DHB Shared Services website. These websites cover the role, the educational and clinical experience required, and responses to frequently asked questions.