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Can a Nurse Practitioner Do That? [INFOGRAPHIC]

Posted on: August 12, 2016

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The content below refers to an older version of the "Can an NP Do That?" infographic. Information regarding state laws may be out of date. See our updated infographic here!

Think you need to hire a physician to fill an opening at your hospital, practice, or organization? Not necessarily: A nurse practitioner (NP) may be able to get the job done, says Tay Kopanos, DNP, NP, the Vice President of State Government Affairs for the American Association of Nurse Practitioners. As an added bonus, it typically takes less time to find a locum tenens NP to fill an open position.

So, could bringing on an NP work for you? Use our infographic to find out:

Want to see more like this? Be sure to check out our PA infographic!

Cheryl Alkon
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Cheryl Alkon is a Massachusetts-based health and medicine writer and the author of “Balancing Pregnancy With Pre-Existing Diabetes: Healthy Mom, Healthy Baby.” Find her at

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