Greater focus on primary care
Globally, healthcare systems are challenged with meeting the growing demand for primary care services. Policymakers and administrators have proposed the effective utilization of NPs as a solution.
Nurse Practitioners make up of a rapidly growing component to the primary care workforce. As licensed, independent providers, with a blend of medical and nursing preparation, NPs are uniquely qualified to provide the patient-centered care important to meeting the current & future primary care needs of all nations. The practitioners are prepared through masters or doctoral programs that include didactic & clinical courses curated to provide graduates with specialized knowledge & clinical primary care competencies.
NPs are trained to fulfill the definition of primary care across settings, including the provision of care at first contact for similar conditions, health promotion & care coordination, & ongoing management of acute & chronic diseases.
These specialists help align practices with contemporary efforts for improving access & performance. By embracing a more diverse provider configuration such as nurse practitioners, primary care practices have strengthened the healthcare delivery scene across the world.