Why Choose a Nurse Practitioner

Nurse Practitioner Facts!


There are more than 234,000 nurse practitioners (NPs) licensed in the U.S. 

•Nearly three in four NPs are accepting new Medicare patients and 77.9% are accepting new Medicaid patients 495.8% of NPs prescribe medications, and those in full-time practice write an average of 23 prescriptions per day 

•NPs hold prescriptive privileges, including controlled substances in all 50 states and D.C.

•Malpractice rates remain low; only 1.9% have been named as primary defendant in a malpractice case 

•Nurse Practitioners have been in practice an average of 11 years 

•Nurse Practitioners do not work under a medical doctor in the State of Arizona and can take care of all of your primary care needs. 

What makes Nurse Practitioners Different


•Holistic Approach-Mind Body Spirit

•Focus on Preventative Care

•Focus on Education and Counseling 


•People Skills: NP’s consistently have high satisfaction scores due to their ability to listen, and communicate effectively with their patients

•Empathy and Compassion-Many NP’s are here for you and truly care about your health and wellbeing

•This is not to say other health care providers lack these skills because some of them do but NP’s are consistently known for these traits 

What Sets Nurse Practitioners Apart

•What sets NPs apart from other health care providers is their unique emphasis on the health and well-being of the whole person. With a focus on health promotion, disease prevention, and health education and counseling, NPs guide patients in making smarter health and lifestyle choices, which in turn can lower patients' out-of-pocket costs.