Nurse Practitioner Protocols and Collaboration in Long-Term Care
August 11, 2014•15 min
Hosted by: Eric Tangalos
Guest: Debra Bakerjian
What strengths do physicians and nurse practitioners contribute to the long-term care interdisciplinary team, and what are the keys to a strong collaborative practice? What types of state and specific nursing home regulations impact nurse practitioners in long-term care? Nurse practitioner Dr. Debra Bakerjian, postdoctoral fellow at Betty Irene Moore School of Nursing at University of California Davis, joins host Dr. Eric Tangalos to discuss the impact of supervisory regulations on collaborative practices, and how changes might be made to regulations to improve patient care. Also, what's the job growth outlook for nurse practitioners in long-term care?