The nation’s health care needs are growing. Costs are rising. Access is an increasing concern, especially in underserved rural and inner-city communities. Nurses today can be left wondering what to do and how they can make a difference.

Yet the nursing profession holds a promising solution to the U.S. health care challenge. To increase access to high-quality, comprehensive, and affordable care, there is a growing demand for nurse practitioners. Nurse practitioners will play a vital role in reforming health care. According to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, the number of positions for nurse practitioners is projected to increase by 23% through 2016.

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