While the exact daily responsibilities vary according to the type of clinic or office where an NP works, most rural NPs enjoy a great deal of autonomy while performing a wide range of tasks.
There’s arguably no better time for NP’s to call their own shots, and no better time for healthcare administrators to apply this talent solution to meet their community’s need for care.
One NP addresses physicians who say there is no substitute for the advanced education and training doctors receive.
““Apples and oranges” does not even come close to comparing the levels of knowledge and training between nurse practitioners and physicians,” says Dr. Sudhakar Madakasira.
As NPs treat greater numbers of patients, they must take steps to ensure that they are properly reimbursed for their services.
88% of NPs surveyed said they spend at least half of appointment times educating patients on diagnoses, treatments, and prescriptions.
Here are three reasons why hospitals are turning to NPs and improving patient care in the process.
Dave Mittman, PA, DFAAPA, gives his list of 10 things he would say to an NP to help them better understand PAs.
Being a Nurse Practitioner can be physically taxing and emotionally arduous. Here are 11 self-focused strategies to reduce that stress.
In 2017, more than 89% of NPs were prepared in primary care programs.