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Juris Medicus has registered nurses with extensive experience in geriatric care, community health, wound care, and emergency medicine.
Nursing, as an integral part of the health care system, encompasses the promotion of health, prevention of illness, and care of physically ill, mentally ill, and disabled people of all ages, in all health care and other community settings. Through the critical thinking exemplified in the nursing process, nurses use their judgment to integrate objective data with subjective experience of a patient’s biological, physical, and behavioral needs. All nurses complete a rigorous program of extensive education and study, and work directly with patients, families, and communities using the core values of the nursing process.
Career levels for nurses include licensed practical nurse/licensed vocational nurse (LPN/LVN), registered nurse (RN), and advanced practice registered nurse (APRN). Each level requires different nursing degrees and, in some cases, certification. All roles require state licensure. APRNs include nurse practitioners, clinical nurse specialists, nurse anesthetists, and nurse midwives. APRNs are often primary care providers and are at the forefront of providing preventive care services to the public.