Nurse practitioners may prove a dauntless force in the effort to quell COVID. These providers bring an unmatched lineup of traits that make them particularly suited to the task. Healthcare leaders may find that in the face of rising COVID cases and warnings that the third wave (which could be the worst yet) is upon us, the nurse practitioner is a critical part of the solution.
Nurse practitioners are particularly well-positioned to help healthcare organizations in the battle against COVID for myriad reasons. Once relatively limited, the nurse practitioner scope of practice has vastly expanded and now encompasses an array of healthcare settings, clinical skills, and educational training (AANP). But that’s not all. Read more about why nurse practitioners can be the secret weapon leaders need through this next wave, here