Nurse Practitioner Roles

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You make a good point that in order to meet demands more providers are needed in the workforce. This is one primary reason that there has been such a considerable increase in the Physician Assistant and Nurse Practitioner role. These roles also have their own hurdles when it comes to education and practice. However, in comparison to the physician education there seems to be less of a problem in these areas. A recent change in education has been the change in the MCAT (medical admission test for medical schools). It is now more reflective of interdisciplinary methodology. Even with this change there is still a stigma tied to standardize testing as a weeding out of potential quality providers. I believe that more interdisciplinary methods are