The American healthcare system continues to evolve to meet new needs. Nurses will play increasingly important and expanded roles. They will be vital for our aging population with chronic illnesses. Nurses will take on new duties as technological advances include genomics, genetics, informatics, and telehealth. Nurses will develop new skills and competencies. The University of San Francisco developed an infographic which puts all of this in perspective. Take a look at the infographic here. Read more about the role of physician extenders, including nurses in Health Attitude.
Originally published at www.attitudellc.org on March 12, 2016.