Demand Spikes for NPs - AAACN Leader Tells HealtheCareers

Thursday, January 14, 2021

There's a surge in numbers and career interest for nurse practitioners, who have a central role in care delivery, AAACN Director Deena Gilland, DNP, RN, NEA-BC, FAAN, says in a recent interview with HealtheCareers titled, "A Huge Surge in NPs."

From the article: "APPs are not extenders, not scribes, but full practitioners who can very much enhance and be central to the care delivery model," says Deena Gilland, DNP, RN, NEA-BC, FAAN and director and treasurer of the American Academy of Ambulatory Care Nursing (AAACN). She is also vice president of patient care and chief nursing officer at Emory Ambulatory Patient Services Operations in Atlanta, Georgia..."

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