Nurse Practitioners Helped Fill a Shortage in Primary Care, but They’re Increasingly Headed to Specialties

For many patients, seeing a nurse practitioner has become a routine part of primary care, in which these “NPs” often perform the same tasks that patients have relied on doctors for. But NPs in specialty care? That’s not routine, at least not yet. Increasingly, though, nurse practitioners and physician assistants are joining cardiology, dermatology and other specialty practices, broadening their skills and increasing their income.

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Source: https://www.cbsnews.com/news/nurse-practitioners-specialty-medicine-workforce-trend/

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