Infographic: Rise of the Nurse Practitioner

Friday, May 23rd, 2014
This post was written by Jackie Lyons

The demand for nurse practitioners, who account for 19 percent of all primary care in the United States, will double by 2020, according to a new infographic from Maryville University Master of Science in Nursing Online.

This infographic also details how the career of nurse practitioner began in the 1960s, and its rapidly growing popularity.

Learn more about the rise of the nurse practitioner with The Emerging Role of Nurse Practitioners in Expanding Access, Enhancing Revenue, a 45-minute webinar now available as a CD-ROM, via On Demand Web access or as a training DVD. Linda Lindeke, Ph.D., RN, and CNP, associate professor for the School of Nursing and Department of Pediatrics and director of Graduate Studies for the School of Nursing at the University of Minnesota, examined how nurse practitioners are being utilized in the physician practice, hospital and clinic settings to increase access to care and coordinate care for patients with chronic conditions.

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