012. Collective Action: Nurse Practitioners Are Not ‘Mid-Level’ Providers

012. Collective Action: Nurse Practitioners Are Not ‘Mid-Level’ Providers

1 0 about 1 year ago
The nursing community has a unique opportunity to inform the public and policy makers of the vital role nurse practitioners play in advancing health access, equity, and quality care. Recently, Becker’s Hospital Review published a notice stating about 15 physicians at Edward Elmhurst Hospital were to be terminated and replaced by nurse practitioners. The implications made in response from local physician groups were that nurse practitioners are viewed as mid-level providers, and this practice ... See More

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