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There is a wide variety of health professions educational and training programs in the US. These programs are crucial for insuring an adequate supply of health care providers both in number and in preparation to meet the needs of the population.

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January 11, 2021
This presentation compares nurse practitioners that completed residencies to those who did not.
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Authors: Natalia Oster | Susan Skillman | Benjamin Stubbs | Arati Dahal | Grace Guenther | Bianca Frogner

Topics: COVID-19, Education and Training, Workforce Demand, Workforce Supply

December 14, 2020
This brief examines the supply, distribution, and education pathways of physical therapists as well as state responses to the pandemic for the workforce.
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Authors: Erin Fraher | Allison Cummings | Dana Neutze

Topics: Education and Training, Primary Care, Staffing

November 20, 2020
This article surveyed MAs and family physicians for evidence of role confusion between MAs and physicians, physician resistance to delegate tasks to properly trained MAs, or MA reluctance to pursue training to take on new roles.
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Authors: Nancy Dudley | Jacqueline Miller | Susan Chapman | Mary Lou Breslin | Joanne Spetz

Topics: Education and Training, Nursing

October 1, 2020
This article explores how home care workers and the agencies that employ them interact with their state’s nurse practice act in the provision of care.
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Authors: Simona Surdu | Margaret Langelier | Chelsea Fosse | Qiushuang Li

Topics: Data Analysis, Education and Training, Oral Health

May 28, 2020
This report evaluates the attitudes and willingness of general and specialty dentists to treat people with special needs and identifies the barriers to greater participation by dentists in the care of these patients.
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