Shortage of Physicians, APN's, PA's Predicted for 2025

 

An article pulished in Medscape indicates that by 2025 there will be a 15-20% "shortfall in the advanced-clinician workforce".  

What does this mean for you as a nurse practitioner or physician assistant (or prospecitve nurse practitioner or physician assistant)?  More job opportunities!  As the population and number of individuals with access to healthcare increases, the demand for nurse practitioners and physician assistants will as well.