The Mandatory Regulation Of Nurse Practitioners

899 WordsJan 16, 20174 Pages
New York has joined 16 other States and the district of Columbia in the abrogation of the mandatory regulation that required nurse practitioner to deliver primary care under the supervision of a physician. Dr. Jauhar, explained that the reason behind this law is due to the scarcity in the expanse of primary care physicians. He argued that Nurse Practitioners are thought to be cost-effective because they are remunerated lesser than medical doctors, however, that’s not the case Mr. Jauhar elaborated that Nurse Practitioner, though an asset to medicine, aren 't equipped with enough training and clinical hours to practice self-sufficiently. For example, research from 1999, determined that nurse practitioners ordered more diagnostic test such…show more content…
In his closing remarks, he makes an authoritative and disparaging statement that primary care providers should be doctors and an increment in salary will attract the best from medical school. This suggest that money is force as to why individuals become physician and patient care is the reason why individuals enter the field of nursing. Overall, sentences are well structured and is easily understandable to the audience who are not in the healthcare field. There is no falsehood that there has a been a shortage in primary care physicians. Petterson, Liaw, Tran, & Bazemore (2015), anticipated a shortage of over 33,000 primary care physicians by 2035. The American Association of Nurse Practitioners (2012) describes Nurse practitioners as registered nurses who have innovative knowledge, enhanced clinical training and have completed graduate or doctoral degree from an accredited institution. Nurse practitioners are contributing tremendously to the field of nursing and health care by providing high quality primary care especially to low income and minorities nationwide. In reference to Ryan & Rahman (2012), in rural communities, there’s a high demand for primary care and a shortage of primary care providers, however, nurse practitioners are willing to fill the void and provide health care services such in communities even when physicians are unwilling.
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