Where’s My Primary-Care Physician or Any Nurse When I Need One?
Marlese Pinney, RN, MBA
This talk will discuss nursing, including the various levels of training and qualifications, and some critical issues confronting the profession. We will look at the shortage of primary-care physicians and how advanced practice roles, including Nurse Practitioner and Physician Assistant, fill the gap. If you live in the wrong area of the country, your doctor may not see you now.
Instructor: Marlese Pinney is a retired RN with an MBA and an extensive background as a health-care consultant, administrator, and editor of best-practice care guidelines. Licensed as an RN for 45 years, Pinney’s experience includes hospitals, insurance carriers, provider groups, and patient education. She is an Osher member, serves on the Osher Council, and is Co-Chair of the Fundraising Committee. When not attending Osher lectures, or performing other community volunteer work, she and her husband Mel love to travel.
Coordinator: Steve Clarey
Course Number: OSHR-70035 Credit: 0 units
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Day and Time:
Tuesday, 10:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.