I highly doubt this will happen. The NP's don't want to do bedside nursing work, why they went to NP school to begin with. If they hire an NP that doesn't have nursing experience, that is a total disaster. I speak from experience. I worked with an NP who never was a nurse, and she HAD NO CLUE how it really worked. Also, it is giving them double the work, and it would be hard to keep the staff of NP's. My opinion. No one can replace the bedside, ER, ICU, nurse.