Advanced Practice Trends 2012-2013
Major forces are at work propelling the demand for
mid-level providers. However, factors such as state-to-state
regulatory inconsistencies and doubt about their role threaten the
opportunities advanced practice offers.
This report offers a snapshot of the
attitudes and outlooks of nurse practitioners and physician
assistants. Topics surveyed and included in this report:
- Employment demographics
- Career and retirement plans
- Overall job satisfaction and drivers of satisfaction
- Preferred work environment
- Threats to job satisfaction & growth
- Duties & roles
This survey was conducted online from November through December
2012. Invitations for the survey were emailed to nurse
practitioners and physician assistants who have been placed by
Jackson Healthcare staffing companies and those who have not.
Respondents were self-selected with 395 respondents completing
the survey. The error range for this survey at the
95th percent confidence level is +/- 5.0 percent.