FNP stands for Family Nurse Practitioner. Suggest new definition. This definition appears very frequently and is found in the following Acronym Finder categories: Science, medicine, engineering, etc.What is FNP medical term?
An FNP nurse, or Family Nurse Practitioner, is a person that is licensed or certified to practice as a nurse practitioner in the special field of Family Medicine.Is a FNP working for a psychiatrist legal?
It is not uncommon for family nurse practitioners to work in the mental health, or psychiatry, field. FNPs are legally able to prescribe medication and diagnose illnesses. However, mental health is a unique field that requires additional experience and training. Family nurse practitioners working in this field should complete clinical rotations in the mental health field during their training or work in this field as an RN to gain experience.Can I work in a hospital as a FNP?
It isn't wrong to work in hospital as FNP but its just like other specialties, go to school for what you want to do for your career. Its usually more stressful and more hectic than a clinic job, of course depending broadly on who you work for.