Allied primary health practitioners

National Occupation Code (NOC): 3124

This unit group includes nurse practitioners, physician assistants and midwives who provide primary health care and treatment in conjunction with physicians and in collaboration with other health professionals. Nurse practitioners and physician assistants provide a range of health services to patients delivering preventive and continuous care toward the management of patients’ health. Midwives provide full-course care to women and their babies during the pre- and post-natal period. Nurse practitioners are employed in community health centres, hospitals, clinics and rehabilitation centres. Physician assistants usually work in private practice, including group or team practices, hospitals and clinics. Midwives are employed in hospitals, clinics, birthing centres or in private practice.

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Alternate Job Titles

  • Acute Care Nurse Practitioner
  • Advanced Nurse Practitioner
  • Advanced Practice Nurse
  • Anesthesia Assistant
  • Extended Class Registered Nurse - Nurse Practitioner
  • Licensed Midwife
  • Midwife
  • Nurse Practioner - Adult Care
  • Nurse Practitioner
  • Nurse Practitioner - Anesthesia
  • Nurse Practitioner - Cardiology
  • Nurse Practitioner - Extended Class
  • Nurse Practitioner - Pediatrics
  • Nurse Practitioner - Primary Health Care
  • Nurse-midwife
  • Physician Assistant
  • Primary Health Care Nurse Practitioner
  • Registered Midwife (RM)
  • Registered Nurse - Extended Class (RN-EC)
  • RM (registered Midwife)
  • Anesthesia Assistant
  • Midwife
  • Nurse Practitioner
  • Nurse Practitioner - Extended Class
  • Physician Assistant

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