According to a recent report (AANP, 2021), there are now over 325,000 NPs in the U.S. Please take time to learn more about NPs.
A (Nov 2017) Freakonomics podcast: Nurses to the Rescue! explores the policy and economic issues associated with NP Scope of Practice. Podcast is downloadable.
Key Resource Reports -- This page provides links to a number of key reports regarding the quality and value of NP care from various national entities.
AANP (2021). NP Fact Sheet. https://www.aanp.org/about/all-about-nps/np-fact-sheet