Sharecare News posted a story about Nursing:
WEDNESDAY, May 15 (HealthDay News) -- The United States has a shortage of primary care doctors, and some policymakers want to fill the gap by expanding the role of nurse practitioners. But the two professions are engaged in a turf war over who can do the job better, a new survey finds.
What is a nurse practitioner (np)?
A nurse practitioner is a registered nurse who has an advanced education; a master's degree and they receive training in diagnosing and in the management of various medical conditions. Some of them manage chronic illnesses like diabetes and high blood pressure. They counsel and educate patients and family.... Full Post
What is the nursing profession?
Nursing focus is on the whole patient, thereby setting itself apart from other disciplines through the positive caring approach. A profession is the ability to acquire knowledge in areas of science and the nursing profession is one that is grounded in theories, sciences, math, biology, and anatomy and... Full Post