Skills Nurse Practitioner near Prince Rupert (BC)

National Occupational Classification update

We have updated this page to reflect the transition to the 2021 version of the National Occupational Classification (NOC). This means that the occupation "nurse practitioner" was moved from the group Allied primary health practitioners (NOC 3124) to the group Nurse practitioners (NOC 31302).

Find out what skills you typically need to work as a nurse practitioner in Canada. These skills are applicable to all Allied primary health practitioners (NOC 31302).

Tasks

  • Death counselling
  • Drug and alcohol rehabilitation
  • Infection control
  • Care for, assess and monitor the health of newborns and refer infants to appropriate medical services as required
  • Manage labour and spontaneous normal deliveries
  • Provide advice and guidance regarding care for newborns and young infants
  • Provide primary, full-course, care to women and their babies during pregnancy, labour, birth and the post-natal period including monitoring the health of mother and baby
  • Advise patients on health care
  • Collaborate with members of an interdisciplinary health team and plan, implement, co-ordinate and evaluate patient care
  • Examine patients and take their medical histories and consult with physicians and other medical practitioners to evaluate patients' physical and mental health
  • Order laboratory tests, X-rays and other diagnostic procedures
  • Conduct patient interviews, physical assessments and take medical histories
  • Formulate and implement treatment plans and monitor patients' progress
  • Inoculate and vaccinate patients to prevent and treat diseases
  • Perform and assist in routine surgery
  • Perform or order diagnostic tests and interpret results
  • Provide health maintenance education

Skills and Knowledge Checklist

The following skills and knowledge are usually required in this occupation.

    Skills

  • Analysis Help -
    • Projecting Outcomes
    • Planning
    • Examining and Diagnosing
    • Analyzing Information
  • Service and Care Help -
    • Counselling and Nurturing
    • Treating People/Animals
    • Serving Others
    • Tending to Daily Needs
    • Cleaning and House/Shop Keeping
  • Management Help -
    • Co-ordinating and Organizing
  • Communication Help -
    • Liaising and Networking
    • Professional Communicating
    • Advising and Consulting
    • Interviewing
  • Information Handling Help -
    • Processing Information
  • Working with Technological Equipment and Machinery Help -
    • Using Specialized Instrumentation and Equipment

    Knowledge

  • Social Sciences and Arts Help -
    • Psychology
  • Mathematics and Science Help -
    • Biology
  • Business, Finance and Management Help -
    • Client Service
  • Health Services Help -
    • Medicine
    • Therapy and Counselling
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