How do you feel about the term mid-level provider?
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The American Academy of Nurse Practitioners writes in a position paper "The American Association of Nurse Practitioners (AANP) opposes use of terms such as “mid-level provider” and “physician extender” in reference to nurse practitioners (NPs) individually or to an aggregate inclusive of NPs. Terms such as “mid-level provider” and “physician extender” are inappropriate references to NPs."

Survey Results: How do you feel about the term mid-level provider?


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Does your urgent care center refer to NPs and PAs as Mid-level Providers?
  • A. Yes (115 out of 154)
  • B. No (39 out of 154)

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Do you think the term mid-level provider is offensive?
  • A. Yes (54 out of 151)
  • D. No (97 out of 151)

Question:

If you believe the mid-level term is offensive, what term do you think is more appropriate?
  • A. Call them by their actual credentials - NP or PA (67 out of 94)
  • B. Clinician (13 out of 94)
  • C. Advanced Practice Clinician (16 out of 94)
  • D. Other (9 out of 94)

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