Latest in nursing news is the shortage of primary health care providers. Lucky of all of us nurse practitioners might have found a way to solve this problem. With the looming 30+ million Americans looking for health care insurance, nurse practitioners are combating the shortage by informing the population of their alternatives by aggressive media marketing, grass root campaigns and through social media marketing. Their goal is to increase awareness that there are quality healthcare providers that are affordable to the average American. For more please review this article:
By American Academy of Nurse Practitioners
From Via SacBee
Nursing News: Nurse Practitioners and Health Care Provider Shortages.
With the United States facing a growing shortage of primary health care providers, the American Academy of Nurse Practitioners (AANP) today announced a national campaign to increase public awareness of the critical role nurse practitioners (NPs) play in the American health care system.
The president of AANP, Penny Kaye Jensen, who holds a Doctorate of Nursing Practice, explained, “Four decades of research demonstrate that nurse practitioners provide high-quality, cost-effective, comprehensive, patient-centered health care with excellent outcomes. A fully enabled nurse practitioner workforce will increase access to quality health care; improve outcomes; and make the health care system more affordable for patients all across America.Read more here: http://www.sacbee.com/2012/05/14/4488509/nurse-practitioners-provide-solution.html#storylink=cpy
If you are interested in online nursing certifications or learning more about how to further your nursing career, please visit out homepage.