Discuss the pros and cons of integrating non-physician providers (nurse practitioners and physicians assistants) into a physician group practice.  What is the impact on the patients, cost structure, physician productivity and proper clinical oversight. 

Clearly identify pros and cons

APA formatting for paper and references

Minimum of 1 outside source

Discuss the pros and cons of integrating non-physician providers (nurse practitioners and physicians assistants) into a physician group practice.  What is the impact on the patients, cost structure, physician productivity and proper clinical oversight.  

Paper requirements

Clearly identify pros and cons

Minimum 1 page, maximum of 3 pages

APA formatting for paper and references

Minimum of 1 outside source

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Quality of Information: Discusses the non-physician providers role in a practice setting and thoroughly discusses the impact they have.

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/ 10 pts

Sources: Use of minimum 1 outside source

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/ 5 pts

Mechanics and formatting: Paper is presented in proper APA formatting. There are no grammatical, spelling or punctuation errors. The essay fulfills the length requirement if applicable.

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/ 5 pts

Total Points: 0