Can we physicians, for the love of God, stop qualifying our opposition to FPA/OTP and misappropriation of titles with "NPPs are an important part of the team"? Since dirt, RNs, NPs, PAs have, in some capacity, even prior to their official designations, always worked alongside
2)docs. Who doesn't know this s**t? "Team" is not a neologism. No man is an island. Teams have also existed since dirt, so how about we stop perpetuating corporate medicine's rhetoric as if there have been no teams until the 21st century? Medicine would not function w/o
3)teams--is there anyone who does not know this? What has been forgotten in the NPPs umbrella organizations' push to blur the lines and perpetrate physicians is the patient. Physicians are not innocent in this mess when we support that s**t. How the f**k have we forgotten that
4) for patients, we would have no teams? And that not one of us HCPs who trained on these people would be the physicians, RNs, NPs, PAs, RTs, Dieticians, Social Workers, etc. we are today? At some point these human beings had to consent to allow us to learn. And how do we repay
5)them? By endorsing and participating in the lying, misrepresentation and deception. For f***ing what? A PE-backed corporation? The business of medicine? To save our jobs? For self-gain? The f**k are any of us to say we have a heart and not only allow this s**t to happen, but
6)willingly participate in it? Who is protecting them? Who the f**k are their advocates if not us? Who? AAPA, that BS title change didn't have s**t to do with physicians, it had everything to do with perpetuating a lie. Call it what it is. A fraudulent title. A trash act with one
7)purpose: to deceive the public. I see you. You have every intention of using that title to promote OTP which does nothing but throw doctors under the bus legally. You didn't do s**t for physicians. Just so it is clear to everyone reading this, NPPs efforts to impersonate
8)physicians by promoting OTP/FPA, create sham online doctorates and effectuate title changes are a symptom of a bigger issue. PE-backed corporate medicine and the dumba** IOM's white paper on the "Future of Nursing" campaign. Physicians you are too expensive and too obstructive
9)when it comes to patients, so you have to go. The AANP and AAPA became opportunists in the business of medicine. By their actions, they support it. The only ones who think this is the future of medicine are the slobs who don't think patients are worth the fight. If it is not
10)clear by now, I am not on that team. Lastly, what's said is just as important as what is not said. Where has anyone seen the AANP, AAPA or another NPP organization state or corporate medicine actuallly state tthat physicians "are an integral part of the team"? Yeah, chew on
11)that. Today, don't assume it's a given. Physicians, I see you too. You matter. Patients/ matter the most.
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