AAACN Member Writes for ANA on Primary Care

Wednesday, October 20, 2021

AAACN member Dr. Kae Rivers Livsey recently co-authored an article, “Preparing RNs for Emerging Roles in Primary Care," for ANA's American Nurse. Included are important points about AAACN's work on NSIs:

"The increase in the aging population, surge of chronic diseases, passage of the Affordable Care Act, and trends transitioning to value-based reimbursement have resulted in a demand for greater access to primary care services. As a result, primary care team–based models have emerged to meet patients’ needs and address the primary care provider (physician, nurse practitioner, physician assistant) shortage. For example, the interprofessional medical home model expands the role of RNs with a bachelor of science in nursing (BSN-RNs)."

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