Hospitalist

By Karinna  Macias

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A hospitalist checkup on the in patients and do check ups, immunizations, etc..

What titles are used?

Hospitalists generally have a DNP (Doctor of Nursing Practice) title. DNP is a practice doctorate  degree for nurses, and represents the highest level of academic preparation for nursing practice.

Tools

1. Needles

2.Stethoscope

Responsibilities

1.  Taking care of patients

2. Orders Treatments

3. Consults with specialty and primary care physicians

Fact...

The majority of practicing hospitalists (85%) are trained in internal medicine, while some specialize in family practice or pediatrics

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