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Nurse Practitioner:
doi: 10.1097/01.NPR.0000435783.63014.1c
Feature: SCOPE OF PRACTICE

Hiring a nurse practitioner: What's in it for the physician?

Sustaita, Amanda BSN, RN; Zeigler, Vicki L. PhD, RN; Brogan, Maureen M. MS, RN, WHNP-BC, FNP-BC

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Abstract

Abstract: A solution to the increased demand for primary care providers is to hire a nurse practitioner (NP). Hiring an NP in a primary care practice has numerous advantages for physicians. This article will discuss those advantages and clarify perceived disadvantages to hiring an NP in the primary care setting.

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