A lot of nurses who want to push their careers forward usually go down the administration route and pursue jobs as nursing directors or supervisors. While these career paths are rewarding and lucrative, there is actually another path you can explore if you want to advance in your nursing career. That path is becoming a nurse practitioner.
According to studies compiled by Bradley University, hospitals and medical institutions are recruiting more nurse practitioners to help fill gaps in their services. Nurse practitioners can handle 80% of primary physicians’ tasks thanks to the best DNP programs we now have. The same studies also revealed that NPs can deliver the same level of care at lower costs, which is why medical institutions are now opening more positions for nurse practitioners.
By enrolling in one of the Doctor of Nurse Practitioner programs, nurses can acquire the necessary skills to enter the field.
Learn more about the field and the increasing demand from the full infographic, Nurse Practitioners: Improving Quality of Care and Saving Costs by onlinedegrees.bradley.edu.