Role development for the Nurse Practitioner Name Institution Abstract According to Stewart and DeNisco, (2018), the role of the nurse practitioner was mainly developed for the provision of care for those that were underserved. This is a role that is said to have emerged in the 1960s. Even though the roles of the nurse practitioner have been on transition, the basic functions have been maintained. Those that were at the New York streets used to provide care for the immigrants by treating the most common illnesses as well as the emergencies that could not be referred to the main hospitals. This paper looks at the role that the Nurse practitioner plays in the world today in comparison to...