TABLE 5

Hospital Plans To Transfer Pediatric Patient Care Responsibilities to Various Staff Members over the Next 2 Years (N = 64)

Practitioner TypeYes, Plan To Transfer Work to, % (N)
Hospitalists70 (45)
PNPs (advanced practice nurses)63 (40)
Pediatric faculty/attending physicians52 (32)
NNPs (advanced practice nurses)48 (30)
PAs34 (21)
Task-tailored substitutes (registered nurses, laboratory technicians, nursing aides)28 (17)
Family nurse practitioners (advanced practice nurses)8 (5)
Nonpediatric house staff3 (2)