The following is a list of key documents published by national organizations regarding the value and contributions of NP care. Nurse practitioners should be familiar with the points discussed in each of these documents.
AARP (2010). AARP 2010 policy supplement: Scope of practice for advanced practice registered nurses. http://c.ymcdn.com/sites/flanp.site-ym.com/resource/resmgr/articles_and_research/2010-AARPPolicySupplementSco.pdf
American Enterprise Institute (2018). Nurse practitioners: A solution to America’s primary care crisis.
Cochrane Systematic Reviews (2018). Nurses as substitutes for doctors in primary care (abstract).
FTC (2014). Policy perspectives: Competition and the regulation of advanced practice nurses. https://www.ftc.gov/system/files/documents/reports/policy-perspectives-competition-regulation-advanced-practice-nurses/140307aprnpolicypaper.pdf
NGA (2012). The role of nurse practitioners in meeting increasing demand for primary care. https://www.nga.org/cms/home/nga-center-for-best-practices/center-publications/page-health-publications/col2-content/main-content-list/the-role-of-nurse-practitioners.html