[Skip to Content]
parents

Search results

You searched for: nurse-practitioner
  • I'm 19. Is it Normal to Still Have Irregular Periods? for Teens


    The only way to know if everything's OK is to visit your doctor or nurse practitioner.

  • Health Care Providers: Nurses for Parents


    Nurses provide much of the day-to-day care in hospitals, doing vital jobs like giving medicine and educating patients about self-care. Many kinds of nurses provide varying levels of care.

  • Pelvic Exams for Teens


    A pelvic exam is where a doctor or nurse practitioner looks at a girl's reproductive organs (both outside and internally) and feels the uterus and ovaries to be sure everything's normal. Find out what's involved in this article for teens.

  • Gyn Checkups for Teens


    Girls should get their first gynecological checkup between ages 13 and 15. Find out what happens during a yearly gyn visit -- and why most girls don't get internal exams.

  • What's a Primary Care Physician (PCP)? for Parents


    PCPs are health care providers that offer routine checkups, vaccines, and non-emergency medical care. Learn more about PCPs and how to choose a great one.

  • Health Care Providers: Obstetricians & Gynecologists for Parents


    Obstetrics & gynecology is the branch of medicine that treats conditions and problems related to female reproductive health.

  • Health Care Providers: Orthopedists for Parents


    An orthopedist, or orthopedic surgeon, studies, diagnoses, and treats conditions that affect muscles, joints, and bones, such as infections, sports injuries, broken bones, and joint problems.

  • Health Care Providers: Behavioral Health Specialists for Parents


    Behavioral health is medical care that helps manage emotions and behaviors. The main health care providers who work in behavioral health are psychologists and psychiatrists.

  • Getting the Most From a Doctor's Visit for Parents


    Here are tips on the best ways to communicate with your child's doctor and get the most information during a visit.

  • School-Based Health Centers for Parents


    School-based health centers provide a range of services to meet kids' and teens' health care needs. Centers usually are inside a school building or right next door.