NP Primary Care Vs. Acute Care Setting
MR.Smith, a primary care Nurse practitioner had been practicing in Urology outpatient clininc in Bronx VA medical Center for about 3 years. Due to recent pandemic, urology clinic was closed. High acuity of patients and reduced staffing was reported in the ED Room. Mr. Smith was reassigned to the ED.
What would change for Mr. Smith as a primary Care practitioner, moving from an outpatient primary clinical setting to an acute care setting?