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Nurse Practitioners Doubled From 1996 To 2008

Nurse Practitioners Doubled From 1996 To 2008

Despite the economic downturn, many healthcare sectors have flourished and provide quality jobs with high job satisfaction rates. So, which jobs will be in demand? The Bureau of Labor Statistics predicts that the number of employed registered nurses will growth 26% by 2020, adding over 700,000 jobs to the economy. Nurse practitioners along with other midlevel health care professionals are being promoted to help ease work force shortages and NPs are increasingly becoming part of primary care.

Source: http://www.ama-assn.org/amednews/2012/07/02/bisb0702.htmp