Advanced Practice Nurses: Prime Candidates to Become Primary Caregivers in Relation to Increasing Physician Shortages Due to Health Care Reform
Abstract:Many of us are familiar with the phrase “Is there a doctor in the house?” With national physician shortages we may very well start to hear “Is there a nurse–doctor in the house?” Advanced practice nurses are prime candidates to take over the role of primary caregivers and allow physicians to transition into a profession of specialized fields of medical practice.
Document Type: Research Article
Publication date: 2011-12-01
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