Nurse Practitioners Vie For Recognition in S.C.
Friday - January 31, 2014 at 7:52 am
With the aging of the population and the roll out of the Affordable Care Act, the need for primary care providers is expected to dramatically increase. One type of primary care provider that hasn't had much publicity is a nurse practitioner which is an advanced practice registered nurses. These nurses are educated, licensed and certified to assess, diagnose and manage acute and chronic diseases.
Mike Switzer interviews Cindy McLure, a nurse practioner and owner of Southern Cosmetic Laser and she joins us now by phone from her office in Summerville.