Acceptance of nurse practitioners and physician assistants in meeting the perceived needs of rural communities.

@article{Baldwin1998AcceptanceON,
  title={Acceptance of nurse practitioners and physician assistants in meeting the perceived needs of rural communities.},
  author={Kathleen A. Baldwin and Rebecca J. Sisk and P. Watts and Jan McCubbin and Bj{\"o}rn Brockschmidt and Lucy N. Marion},
  journal={Public health nursing},
  year={1998},
  volume={15 6},
  pages={389-97}
}
Nurse practitioners and physician assistants have provided a partial solution to the shortage of primary care services in medically underserved rural areas. This paper describes the results of a study exploring community acceptance of nurse practitioners and physician assistants in rural medically underserved areas. Community acceptance in the context of this study implies not only satisfaction with care received, but also willingness of the community to support NP/PA practice through its… CONTINUE READING

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