PA/NP Workforce: Trends & Impact

This course will encourage the learner to identify the four main areas where PAs and NPs can have an impact on an organization's strategy. Those four categories include Patients, Finance, Providers and Risk. The course examines national trends that have created a landscape in which PAs and NPs are impacting healthcare and case studies at several organizations and understanding the effect of underutilization will all be included in this course. Understanding the financial components to PAs and NPs on an organization's bottom line is critical to affective
organizational strategy and is an important component to this course.

Learning Objectives

At the conclusion of this activity, participants should be able to:

  • Understand the impact of PAs and NPs on organizational planning including utilization, finance, strategy and risk.
  • Examine several case studies to highlight examples of optimal utilization to increase patient access and satisfaction.
  • Explain the basics of PA/NP reimbursement and how this workforce can help improve an organization's revenue capture.