12/27/2013

Nurse practitioners have become an integral part of the American health care landscape. A growing shortage of primary-care doctors and the expansion of coverage under the Affordable Care Act could increase the need for nurse practitioners in the years to come. "I always enjoyed caring for people, and I always wanted to keep learning. This allows me to treat the whole patient," said nurse practitioner Christine Ablett in Pleasantville, N.J.

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