nurse-practitioners

COMMENTARY

Nurses care for us – it’s time we stand up and do more for them | Opinion

BY: - August 1, 2021

Having worked as a registered nurse in hospital settings for 27 years I can attest a nurse spends about 75 minutes with a patient. A nurse sees the truth behind the diagnosis. A nurse sees the reality of a treatment. A nurse is a caregiver, a counselor, an advocate.

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For health’s sake: Tell your lawmakers to let Pa.’s nurse practitioners do their jobs | Opinion

BY: - May 19, 2021

We implore our public officials and policymakers: LET NURSES DO THEIR JOBS!

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The pandemic proves it: We’ve never needed nurse practitioners more | Opinion

BY: - August 27, 2020

Nurse practitioners are more likely than physicians to provide primary care to patients who need it the most: seniors, low-income families, and rural communities.

COMMENTARY

With the COVID-19 surge coming, is it finally time to expand practice rights for nurse practitioners? | Tuesday Morning Coffee

BY: - April 7, 2020

Governors in five states -- including New York and New Jersey -- have used executive power to give nurse practitioners broader practice authority.

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We need nurse practitioners to fill the critical shortage of primary care providers in Pa. | Opinion

BY: - April 16, 2019

The Pa. General Assembly needs to stop standing in the way of a practical means to address needs and shortages.