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220,000 NPs
115,000 PAs

are in the U.S. (1, 2) with expected 30% growth by 2024 (3)
 

NP & PAs see patients, diagnose and treat illnesses,
perform procedures and examinations, and provide
patient education

870,000,000

Number of patients NPs treat annually4

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patients
per hour

350,000,000+

Number of patients PAs treat annually2

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patients
per week

 

NPs & PAs currently write

172,000
prescriptions5

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  97% of NPs and PAs read medical journals (6)

Medical journals and publications remain a
go-to source of clinical
and practice information

 

Demand for NPs & PAs is booming

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1,800 NP
2,300 PA

job openings
go unfilled
each month7

Discover the 6 Reasons Why NPs & PAs Need to be Part of Your Marketing Strategy
 
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Contact us to learn about our traditional and custom solutions to reach the growing body of NPs and PAs.


1

American Association of Nurse Practitioners (AANP): NP Fact Sheet: https://www.aanp.org/all-about-nps/historical-timeline

2

National Commission on Certification of Physician Assistants, December 2016.

3

Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS):
Occupational Outlook Handbook. Nurse practitioners: http://www.bls.gov/oes/current/oes291171.htm
Physician assistants: http://www.bls.gov/ooh/healthcare/physician-assistants.htm
Occupational Employment Statistics. Nurse practitioners: http://www.bls.gov/oes/current/oes291171.htm
Physician assistants: http://www.bls.gov/oes/current/oes291071.htm

4

American Association of Nurse Practitioners (AANP):
"What's an NP?" https://www.aanp.org/all-about-nps/what-is-an-np (web page)
https://www.aanp.org/all-about-nps/what-is-an-np-2 (infographic)

5

DMD Marketing Corp., Rosemont, Ill. (Data on NP/PA prescribers)

6

Kantar Media. 2016: Sources & Interactions Study: 2016 Physician Assistant/Nurse Practitioner Edition.

7

Career Builder. 2015: "7 of the 10 hardest-to-fill jobs in healthcare" http://advice.careerbuilder.com/posts/7-of-the-10-hardesttofill-jobs-in-health-care

 
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