HIV Clinician Workforce Shortage: Nurse Practitioners Filling the Gap

Journal Article (Journal Article)

The development of highly effective antiretroviral treatment has significantly decreased the disease burden and increased the life expectancy of people living with HIV. As people with HIV live longer, they will require ongoing HIV specialty and primary care, which will increase the demand for specialty-trained nurse practitioners and other health care workers. This report describes the emerging HIV provider shortage and offers models to expand nurse practitioner training in HIV primary care as an approach to addressing the HIV provider shortage.

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Duke Authors

Cited Authors

  • McGee, K; Bell, L; Guilamo-Ramos, V; Knettel, BA; Randolph, SD; Relf, MV

Published Date

  • January 1, 2022

Published In

Volume / Issue

  • 18 / 1

Start / End Page

  • 58 - 61

International Standard Serial Number (ISSN)

  • 1555-4155

Digital Object Identifier (DOI)

  • 10.1016/j.nurpra.2021.08.013

Citation Source

  • Scopus