Understanding Advanced Practice Registered Nurse Distribution in Urban and Rural Areas of the United States Using National Provider Identifier Data
Examines the distribution of Advanced Practice Registered Nurses (APRNs) by state and by urban and rural areas. Describes provider characteristics and highlights states with a higher portion of APRNs in rural areas. Includes nurse practitioners, certified registered nurse anesthetists, certified nurse midwives, and clinical nurse specialists.
Susan M. Skillman, Louise Kaplan, Meredith A. Fordyce, Peter D. McMenamin, Mark P. Doescher
WWAMI Rural Health Research Center
Health workforce supply and demand · Nurse practitioners and other advanced practice registered nurses · Rural-urban differences · State-by-state data · State-by-state