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Scope of Practice: Colorado and the Current Debate

October 5, 2011

Athena Dodd presented on workforce policy as part of the AHEC Conversations Series at the University of Colorado—Anschutz Medical Campus.

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2011 Colorado's Nurse and Nurse Aide Workforce: A Portrait

October 1, 2011

The ability of Colorado’s health care workforce to meet future patient needs will depend on a number of shifting factors that will influence the size and characteristics of the workforce and affect the demand for health care services. This report provides a portrait of one broad segment of Colorado’s health care workforce: certified nurse aides (CNAs), licensed practical nurses (LPNs) and registered nurses (RNs).

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Health Trends Impacting the Colorado Landscape

September 7, 2011

Michele Lueck presented on the top six trends impacting the Colorado health landscape as part of the AHEC Conversations Series at the University of Colorado—Anschutz Medical Campus.

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Rural APNs & PAs in Colorado: Results from CHI’s 2010 – 2011 Workforce Surveys

August 1, 2011

As part of the 2011 Colorado Rural Health Conference, Jackie Colby spoke to attendees about results from CHI’s advanced practice nurse and physician assistant surveys.

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2009-10 Colorado Nurse Faculty Supply and Demand Study

May 1, 2011

CHI reports that Colorado’s nurse faculty shortage in 2010 is comparable to and may be higher than the national faculty shortages.

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A Profile of Colorado's Advanced Practice Nurse Workforce

April 1, 2011

Recent issues have converged nationally and in Colorado that challenge the ability of the health care workforce to meet future demand for primary care. Advanced practice nurses (APNs), specifically nurse practitioners, are one type of non-physician clinician providing quality primary care in Colorado and are expected to play an increasingly important role in nurse-managed health clinics and patient-centered medical homes.

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A Profile of Colorado's Physician Assistant Workforce

April 1, 2011

Colorado is facing increased demands for care from a rapidly aging population and the newly insured. Research has found that the introduction of the physician assistant (PA) profession in the early 1970s has been one of several promising strategies to expand the primary care workforce, particularly in rural and underserved areas.

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