NPs eyed as solution to rural Mo. physician shortages

03/20/2014 | KWMU-FM (St. Louis) · KWMU-FM (St. Louis)

Nurse practitioners can help provide primary care in rural Missouri counties that lack health care professionals. Advocates are urging changes to Missouri laws governing nurse practitioners' scope of operational freedom. The rules "prevent advanced practice nurses from practicing in a way they are able to and have been trained to do," said Missouri Nurses Association President Rebecca McClanahan, a former state legislator.

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