Nurses to the Rescue!

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More nurse practitioners are graduating each year than MDs, but will they be prevented from treating patients? (Photo: Jessica Aiduk)

Season 7, Episode 36

They are the most-trusted profession in America (and with good reason). They are critical to patient outcomes (especially in primary care). Could the growing army of nurse practitioners be an answer to the doctor shortage? The data say yes but — big surprise — doctors’ associations say no.

To find out more, check out the podcast from which this hour was drawn: “Nurses to the Rescue!

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