Event Highlighting NPs and the Primary Care Shortage
Recently, an event was held at the American Enterprise Institute (AEI) that highlighted Dr. Peter Buerhaus’ Nurse Practitioners: A Solution to America’s Primary Care Crisis report. Both the report and event featured Dr. Buerhaus’ original research, which recommends removing barriers to patient access to NP care in health institutions, improving physician understanding of the contributions that NPs bring to health care and removing restrictions on scope of practice to address the primary care shortage and improve access to care. If you missed it, please click the link to watch a recording of the AEI event to learn more.
AANP National Multi-Media Campaign
AANP’s national multi-media campaign We Choose NPs, is engaging policymakers, citizens, and communities to strengthen patient awareness of the high-quality health care nurse practitioners (NPs) deliver in over one billion patient visits each year. To strengthen awareness of NPs and support our campaign, AANP is in search of great stories from patients who choose an NP as their primary care provider. Please share your patient stories. If your story is selected, we will contact you to seek approval for your patient’s inclusion on our website, in our NP Health Tips email, or perhaps even in a television spot. Thank you for your participation and support.
Lynn Rapsilber DNP APRN ANP-BC FAANP
American Association of Nurse Practitioners CT State Representative