by Mark D. Weinstein, Executive Director of Public Relations
The future of healthcare is changing in America with a growing demand for nurse practitioners. What is driving the demand for more nurse practitioners?
In a special news report on The National Desk in Washington, D.C., national correspondent Dee Dee Gatton dives into this topic with Dr. Angie Mickle, dean of the school of nursing at Cedarville University.
In recent months, Cedarville began offering a Doctor of Nurse Practice to help solve the demand for nurse practitioners. This fits in line with the three-year trend of nurse practitioners being the most sought-after healthcare professionals, according to AMN Healthcare Services, Inc. Driving this demand is the convenience nurse practitioners provide in various healthcare settings.
In the special report, Gatton says that national retail chains like CVS and Walgreens are pursuing new ways to expand their services, and nurse practitioners are central to this growth.
Learn more from the national news report by clicking on Nurse Practitioners to hear more insight from Dr. Mickle.