BC Care Providers Association Op-Ed: Exploring the Role of Physician Assistants and Nurse Practitioners in Long-Term Care

In order to meet needs of a growing population, including seniors, the BC government needs to look at new care models including introduction of new health professionals. Michael Kary, Director of Policy and Research provides an overview of two such health professions – nurse practitioners and physician assistants – that could warrant further consideration in our health care system, particularly within the continuing care sector.