Facing a shortage of primary care physicians and a large increase in patients needing care, safety-net clinics are realizing the full potential of using the nursing workforce to deliver better care.
RN Role Reimagined: How Empowering Registered Nurses Can Improve Primary Care (592 K)
With growing demands on primary care and a shortage of primary care clinicians, safety-net clinics are asking, What is the role of the registered nurse (RN) in primary care?
This report describes how 11 community health centers and county health systems in California, as well as two health centers outside California, are using the following strategies to expand the RN role in primary care:
The full report is available under Document Downloads.