nurse practitioners

Summary

Summary: Nurses who are specially trained to assume an expanded role in providing medical care under the supervision of a physician.

Top Publications

  1. ncbi Nurse practitioner-led multidisciplinary teams to improve chronic illness care: the unique strengths of nurse practitioners applied to shared medical appointments/group visits
    Sharon A Watts
    Diabetes Clinic, Department of Endocrinology, Louis Stokes Cleveland Department of Veterans Affairs Medical Center, Cleveland, Ohio 44106, USA
    J Am Acad Nurse Pract 21:167-72. 2009
  2. pmc Primary care staff's views and experiences related to routinely advising patients about physical activity. A questionnaire survey
    Flora Douglas
    Department of Public Health, University of Aberdeen, Polwarth Buildings, Forresterhill, Aberdeen, AB25 2ZD, Scotland, UK
    BMC Public Health 6:138. 2006
  3. ncbi Experiences of the new role of advanced practice nurses in Swedish primary health care--a qualitative study
    Emma Lindblad
    University of Stockholm, Stockholm, Sweden
    Int J Nurs Pract 16:69-74. 2010
  4. ncbi Outcomes of an osteoporosis disease-management program managed by nurse practitioners
    Denise Greene
    Kaiser Permanente, Orthopedics, 9897 Fonte RD, Cypress, California 90630, USA
    J Am Acad Nurse Pract 22:326-9. 2010
  5. pmc Randomised controlled trial comparing cost effectiveness of general practitioners and nurse practitioners in primary care
    P Venning
    University of Manchester School of Primary Care, Rusholme Health Centre, Manchester M14 5NP
    BMJ 320:1048-53. 2000
  6. ncbi Difficulties encountered in collaborative care: logistics trumps desire
    Frances Legault
    Ontario Primary Health Care Nurse Practitioner Program, University of Ottawa, Ottawa ON, Canada
    J Am Board Fam Med 25:168-76. 2012
  7. ncbi Personal digital assistant use by nurse practitioners: a descriptive study
    Sally D Stroud
    College of Nursing, Medical University of South Carolina, Charleston, SC 29425, USA
    J Am Acad Nurse Pract 21:31-8. 2009
  8. pmc Provider perceptions of limited health literacy in community health centers
    Jennifer A Schlichting
    Department of Medicine, Diabetes Research and Training Center, The University of Chicago, IL, United States
    Patient Educ Couns 69:114-20. 2007
  9. ncbi Nurse practitioners in Ontario primary healthcare: referral patterns and collaboration with other healthcare professionals
    Oxana Mian
    Centre for Rural and Northern Health Research, Laurentian University, Sudbury, ON, Canada
    J Interprof Care 26:232-9. 2012
  10. ncbi Storied experiences of nurse practitioners managing prehypertension in primary care
    Johnanna Hernandez
    Texas Woman s University, Dallas, Texas 75235 7299, USA
    J Am Acad Nurse Pract 24:89-96. 2012

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  1. ncbi Nurse practitioner-led multidisciplinary teams to improve chronic illness care: the unique strengths of nurse practitioners applied to shared medical appointments/group visits
    Sharon A Watts
    Diabetes Clinic, Department of Endocrinology, Louis Stokes Cleveland Department of Veterans Affairs Medical Center, Cleveland, Ohio 44106, USA
    J Am Acad Nurse Pract 21:167-72. 2009
    To describe the roles of nurse practitioners (NPs) in a novel model of healthcare delivery for patients with chronic disease: shared medical appointments (SMAs)/group visits based on the chronic care model (CCM)...
  2. pmc Primary care staff's views and experiences related to routinely advising patients about physical activity. A questionnaire survey
    Flora Douglas
    Department of Public Health, University of Aberdeen, Polwarth Buildings, Forresterhill, Aberdeen, AB25 2ZD, Scotland, UK
    BMC Public Health 6:138. 2006
    ..This study explores Scottish primary care staff's knowledge, attitudes and experiences associated with advising patients about physical activity during routine consultations...
  3. ncbi Experiences of the new role of advanced practice nurses in Swedish primary health care--a qualitative study
    Emma Lindblad
    University of Stockholm, Stockholm, Sweden
    Int J Nurs Pract 16:69-74. 2010
    ..Further development of the APN role presupposes the right to prescribe medication and order treatments, as well as an evaluation of patient, organizational and inter-professional perspectives on the matter...
  4. ncbi Outcomes of an osteoporosis disease-management program managed by nurse practitioners
    Denise Greene
    Kaiser Permanente, Orthopedics, 9897 Fonte RD, Cypress, California 90630, USA
    J Am Acad Nurse Pract 22:326-9. 2010
    To detail the outcomes of an osteoporosis disease-management program where nurse practitioners (NPs) have taken a leadership role in screening, diagnosing, and treating patients at risk for osteoporosis.
  5. pmc Randomised controlled trial comparing cost effectiveness of general practitioners and nurse practitioners in primary care
    P Venning
    University of Manchester School of Primary Care, Rusholme Health Centre, Manchester M14 5NP
    BMJ 320:1048-53. 2000
    To compare the cost effectiveness of general practitioners and nurse practitioners as first point of contact in primary care.
  6. ncbi Difficulties encountered in collaborative care: logistics trumps desire
    Frances Legault
    Ontario Primary Health Care Nurse Practitioner Program, University of Ottawa, Ottawa ON, Canada
    J Am Board Fam Med 25:168-76. 2012
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  7. ncbi Personal digital assistant use by nurse practitioners: a descriptive study
    Sally D Stroud
    College of Nursing, Medical University of South Carolina, Charleston, SC 29425, USA
    J Am Acad Nurse Pract 21:31-8. 2009
    We sought to describe the prevalence and patterns of use of personal digital assistants (PDAs) among active nurse practitioners (NPs).
  8. pmc Provider perceptions of limited health literacy in community health centers
    Jennifer A Schlichting
    Department of Medicine, Diabetes Research and Training Center, The University of Chicago, IL, United States
    Patient Educ Couns 69:114-20. 2007
    ..To examine techniques used by community health center (HC) providers to care for patients with limited health literacy (LHL)...
  9. ncbi Nurse practitioners in Ontario primary healthcare: referral patterns and collaboration with other healthcare professionals
    Oxana Mian
    Centre for Rural and Northern Health Research, Laurentian University, Sudbury, ON, Canada
    J Interprof Care 26:232-9. 2012
    The purpose of this study is to examine referrals of nurse practitioners providing primary healthcare (PHC NPs) to better understand how PHC NPs collaborate with other healthcare professionals and contribute to interprofessional care...
  10. ncbi Storied experiences of nurse practitioners managing prehypertension in primary care
    Johnanna Hernandez
    Texas Woman s University, Dallas, Texas 75235 7299, USA
    J Am Acad Nurse Pract 24:89-96. 2012
    ..Therefore, the NP role in health promotion and disease prevention related to prehypertension was explored as well...
  11. ncbi Nurse practitioner and physician collaboration in long-term care homes: survey results
    Faith Donald
    Daphne Cockwell School of Nursing, Ryerson University, Toronto, ON
    Can J Aging 28:77-87. 2009
    This survey assessed the extent of and satisfaction with collaboration between physicians and nurse practitioners (NPs) working in Ontario long-term care homes...
  12. pmc The role of ICT in supporting disruptive innovation: a multi-site qualitative study of nurse practitioners in emergency departments
    Julie Li
    Centre for Health Systems and Safety Research, Australian Institute of Health Innovation, Faculty of Medicine, University of New South Wales, NSW 2052, Australia
    BMC Med Inform Decis Mak 12:27. 2012
    ..This study aimed to investigate ways in which Nurse Practitioners (NP) have incorporated the use of ICT as a mechanism to support their new clinical role within Emergency ..
  13. ncbi Perspectives of physicians and nurse practitioners on primary care practice
    Karen Donelan
    Mongan Institute for Health Policy, Massachusetts General Hospital, and Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA 02114, USA
    N Engl J Med 368:1898-906. 2013
    ..Policy analysts have proposed expanding the supply and scope of practice of nurse practitioners to address increased demand for primary care providers. These proposals are controversial.
  14. ncbi Diabetes care processes and outcomes in patients treated by nurse practitioners or physicians
    Elizabeth R Lenz
    Ohio State College of Nursing, Columbus, USA
    Diabetes Educ 28:590-8. 2002
    The purpose of this study was to compare selected diabetes care processes and outcomes of nurse practitioners (NPs) and physicians (MDs) in the primary care of adults with type 2 diabetes.
  15. ncbi Impact of nonphysician staffing on outcomes in a medical ICU
    Hayley B Gershengorn
    Division of Pulmonary, Critical Care, and Sleep Medicine, Beth Israel Medical Center, New York, NY 10003, USA
    Chest 139:1347-53. 2011
    ..In our study, we compare outcomes of nonphysician provider-based teams to those of medical house staff-based teams in the MICU...
  16. ncbi Patient willingness to be seen by physician assistants, nurse practitioners, and residents in the emergency department: does the presumption of assent have an empirical basis?
    Gregory L Larkin
    Yale University School of Medicine, New Haven, CT 06519, USA
    Am J Bioeth 10:1-10. 2010
    Physician assistants (PAs), nurse practitioners (NPs), and medical residents constitute an increasingly significant part of the American health care workforce, yet patient assent to be seen by nonphysicians is only presumed and seldom ..
  17. ncbi Value of wireless personal digital assistants for practice: perceptions of advanced practice nurses
    Bernard Garrett
    School of Nursing, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada
    J Clin Nurs 17:2146-54. 2008
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  18. ncbi Domestic violence: what do nurse practitioners think?
    Sharon A Bryant
    Decker School of Nursing, Binghamton University, Binghamton, NY, USA
    J Am Acad Nurse Pract 14:421-7. 2002
    To examine factors that influence nurse practitioners' (NPs) ability to incorporate universal domestic violence screening practices (e.g., asking, identifying, referring and reporting) into their practices.
  19. pmc Physician assistants in the United States
    David E Mittman
    Clinicians Group, 2 Brighton Road, Suite 300, Clifton, NJ 07012, USA
    BMJ 325:485-7. 2002
  20. pmc Quality of emergency care provided by physician assistants and nurse practitioners in acute asthma
    Chu Lin Tsai
    Department of Emergency Medicine, Massachusetts General Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA 02114, USA
    Am J Emerg Med 28:485-91. 2010
    The aim of this study was to evaluate the quality of care provided by physician assistants or nurse practitioners (ie, midlevel providers [MLPs]) in acute asthma, as compared with that provided by physicians.
  21. pmc Walk-in centres in primary care: a review of the international literature
    Chris Salisbury
    Division of Primary Health Care, University of Bristol, Cotham House, Cotham Hill, Bristol BS6 6JL
    Br J Gen Pract 53:53-9. 2003
    ..Important questions that need to be addressed include whether walk-in centres do improve access to care, for whom, and at what overall cost...
  22. ncbi Rationale and design of the MASTERPLAN study: Multifactorial approach and superior treatment efficacy in renal patients with the aid of nurse practitioners
    Arjan D Van Zuilen
    Department of Nephrology and Hypertension, University Medical Center Utrecht The Netherlands
    J Nephrol 18:30-4. 2005
    ..A multifactorial approach with the aid of nurse practitioners has shown to be beneficial for achieving treatment goals and reducing events in patients with diabetes ..
  23. pmc Do emergency department physiotherapy practitioner's, emergency nurse practitioners and doctors investigate, treat and refer patients with closed musculoskeletal injuries differently?
    Stephen T E Ball
    Emergency Department, Wythenshawe Hospital, Manchester, M23 9LT, UK
    Emerg Med J 24:185-8. 2007
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  24. pmc Reliability of ophthalmic accident and emergency referrals: a new role for the emergency nurse practitioner?
    D G Ezra
    Department of Ophthalmology, St Bartholomew s and the Royal London NHS Trust, London, UK
    Emerg Med J 22:696-9. 2005
    ..This study evaluated the accuracy of eye referrals from A&E senior house officers (SHOs) and emergency nurse practitioners (ENPs) and the impact any inaccuracies may have had on out of hours work.
  25. ncbi MASTERPLAN: study of the role of nurse practitioners in a multifactorial intervention to reduce cardiovascular risk in chronic kidney disease patients
    Arjan D Van Zuilen
    Department of Nephrology, University Medical Center Utrecht, Utrecht, The Netherlands
    J Nephrol 21:261-7. 2008
    ..The Multifactorial Approach and Superior Treatment Efficacy in Renal Patients with the Aid of Nurse Practitioners (MASTERPLAN) study is a randomized controlled multicenter trial, aimed at investigating whether a ..
  26. ncbi Do nurse practitioners make a difference in provision of health counseling in hospital outpatient departments?
    Susan X Lin
    Columbia University School of Nursing, New York, NY, USA
    J Am Acad Nurse Pract 16:462-6. 2004
    This study examined whether nurse practitioners (NPs) had any impact on the type and amount of health counseling provided during patient visits to hospital outpatient departments (OPDs).
  27. ncbi Quality of HIV care provided by nurse practitioners, physician assistants, and physicians
    Ira B Wilson
    Tufts New England Medical Center, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, and Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts 02111, USA
    Ann Intern Med 143:729-36. 2005
    b>Nurse practitioners (NPs) and physician assistants (PAs) are primary care providers for patients with HIV in some clinics, but little is known about the quality of care that they provide.
  28. ncbi Primary care outcomes in patients treated by nurse practitioners or physicians: two-year follow-up
    Elizabeth R Lenz
    Ohio State University, OH, USA
    Med Care Res Rev 61:332-51. 2004
    ..The results are consistent with the 6-month findings and with a growing body of evidence that the quality of primary care delivered by nurse practitioners is equivalent to that by physicians.
  29. ncbi Adequacy of training in oral cancer prevention and screening as self-assessed by physicians, nurse practitioners, and dental health professionals
    Lauren L Patton
    Department of Dental Ecology, University of North Carolina School of Dentistry, Chapel Hill, NC 27599 7450, USA
    Oral Surg Oral Med Oral Pathol Oral Radiol Endod 102:758-64. 2006
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  30. ncbi Nurse practitioners and physician assistants in the intensive care unit: an evidence-based review
    Ruth M Kleinpell
    Rush University Medical Center and Rush University College of Nursing, Chicago, IL, USA
    Crit Care Med 36:2888-97. 2008
    Advanced practitioners including nurse practitioners and physician assistants are contributing to care for critically ill patients in the intensive care unit through their participation on the multidisciplinary team and in collaborative ..
  31. ncbi New directions for nurse practitioners and physician assistants in the era of physician shortages
    Richard A Cooper
    Leonard Davis Institute of Health Care Economics, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA
    Acad Med 82:827-8. 2007
    During the past 35 years, the roles for nurse practitioners (NPs) and physician assistants (PAs) have evolved in parallel with the roles that physicians have come to play...
  32. ncbi Research endeavors among pediatric nurse practitioners (REAP) study
    Victoria P Niederhauser
    University of Hawaii, School of Nursing and Dental Hygiene, Honolulu 96822, USA
    J Pediatr Health Care 19:80-9. 2005
    The purpose of this study was to identify the facilitators of and barriers to research utilization and to identify research activities and resources needed to promote research among pediatric nurse practitioners.
  33. ncbi An overview of patients' preference for, and satisfaction with, care provided by general practitioners and nurse practitioners
    Miranda G H Laurant
    Centre for Quality of Care Research WOK, Radboud University Nijmegen Medical Centre, Nijmegen, The Netherlands
    J Clin Nurs 17:2690-8. 2008
    To assess patients' views on the care provided by nurse practitioners compared with that provided by general practitioners and to determine factors influencing these views.
  34. pmc Brief physician and nurse practitioner-delivered counseling for high-risk drinking. Results at 12-month follow-up
    Sarah Reiff-Hekking
    Preventive and Behavioral Medicine, University of Massachusetts Medical School, Worcester, MA 01655, USA
    J Gen Intern Med 20:7-13. 2005
    ..The intervention was implemented as part of routine primary care medical practice...
  35. ncbi Management of temozolomide toxicity by nurse practitioners in neuro-oncology
    Hanneke Zwinkels
    Department of Neurology, Medical Centre Haaglanden, Netherlands
    Oncol Nurs Forum 36:225-31. 2009
    ..To investigate the toxicity of temozolomide (TMZ) in patients with brain tumors and appropriate nursing interventions...
  36. ncbi General practitioners' perceptions of the nurse practitioner role: an exploratory study
    Bev Mackay
    Faculty of Nursing, Midwifery and Health, University of Technology, Sydney, Australia
    N Z Med J 116:U356. 2003
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  37. ncbi Attitudes and beliefs for effective pediatric nurse practitioner and physician collaboration
    Donna M Hallas
    Pace University, Lienhard School of Nursing, Pleasantville, NY 10570, USA
    J Pediatr Health Care 18:77-86. 2004
    The purpose of this study was to explore the attitudes and beliefs of pediatric nurse practitioners (PNPs) and pediatricians concerning collaborative practice relationships and to explore the themes that emerged to establish a definition ..
  38. ncbi An exploration of staff knowledge on the nurse practitioner's role in the emergency department
    Geraldine Lee
    La Trobe University The Alfred Clinical School, The Alfred, Commercial Road, Prahran, Melbourne 3004, Australia
    Accid Emerg Nurs 15:79-87. 2007
    ..The role of the Nurse Practitioner (NP) was introduced to the Emergency Department (ED) at a metropolitan hospital in Melbourne, Australia in July 2004...
  39. pmc Comparing the cost of nurse practitioners and GPs in primary care: modelling economic data from randomised trials
    Sandra Hollinghurst
    Academic Unit of Primary Health Care, Department of Community Based Medicine, University of Bristol, Cotham House, Cotham Hill, Bristol BS6 6JL
    Br J Gen Pract 56:530-5. 2006
    The role of nurse practitioners in primary care has recently expanded. While there are some outcome data available for different types of consultations, little is known about the relative cost.
  40. ncbi Emergency nurse practitioner care and emergency department patient flow: case-control study
    Julie Considine
    Emergency Department, The Northern Hospital, Epping, Victoria, Australia
    Emerg Med Australas 18:385-90. 2006
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  41. ncbi An evaluation of the effectiveness and acceptability of nurse practitioners in an adult emergency department
    Anne Wilson
    Discipline of Nursing, School of Population Health and Clinical Practice, The University of Adelaide, South Australia, Australia
    Int J Nurs Pract 14:149-56. 2008
    ..Currently, nurse practitioners in Australia practise in a variety of specialist areas including coronary care cardiology, adult and ..
  42. ncbi Advanced nursing practitioners in primary care settings: an exploration of the developing roles
    Ros Carnwell
    Health and Community Research, Centre for Health and Community Research, North East Wales Instiute, Mold Rd, Wrexham, UK
    J Clin Nurs 12:630-42. 2003
    ..Advanced Nurse Practitioners (ANPs) have, therefore, developed to meet the complex demands of health care systems...
  43. ncbi The transition of nurse practitioners to changes in prescriptive authority
    Louise Kaplan
    Washington State University, College of Nursing, Vancouver, WA 98686, USA
    J Nurs Scholarsh 39:184-90. 2007
    To understand nurse practitioners' (NPs) decisions about whether to obtain prescriptive authority for controlled substances, to describe NPs' experiences with providing or prescribing controlled substances, and to describe the ..
  44. ncbi Does familiarity breed respect? Physician attitudes toward nurse practitioners in a medically underserved state
    Debra Street
    Department of Sociology, University at Buffalo, SUNY, Buffalo, NY 14260, USA
    J Am Acad Nurse Pract 22:431-9. 2010
    ..We analyze how physician characteristics and close working relationships (presence of NPs in practice) influence physicians' attitudes toward NPs...
  45. ncbi Advanced nursing practice: a global perspective
    Christine Duffield
    Centre for Health Services Management, University of Technology, Sydney, Australia
    Collegian 16:55-62. 2009
    ..To review the titles, roles and scope of practice of Advanced Practice Nurses internationally...
  46. ncbi Factors which influence nurse practitioners ability to carry out physical examination skills in the clinical area after a degree level module--an electronic Delphi study
    Evelyn McElhinney
    School of Health, Glasgow Caledonian University, UK
    J Clin Nurs 19:3177-87. 2010
    The aim of the study was to identify the factors that influence nurse practitioners ability to practice physical examination skills in the clinical area.
  47. ncbi The power and politics of collaboration in nurse practitioner role development
    Judith Burgess
    University of Victoria, Victoria, BC, Canada
    Nurs Inq 17:297-308. 2010
    This health services study employed participatory action research to engage nurse practitioners (NPs) from two health authorities in British Columbia, Canada, to examine the research question: How does collaboration advance NP role ..
  48. ncbi Antidepressant prescribing practices of nurse practitioners
    R C Shell
    Adult Nursing Department, College of Nursing, East Tennessee State University, Johnson City, Tenn, USA
    Nurse Pract 26:42-7. 2001
    ..The study's findings indicate that NPs should adhere more closely to established practice guidelines...
  49. ncbi The value of nurse practitioners in Dutch general practices
    Angelique T M Dierick-van Daele
    Department of Integrated Care, Maastricht University Medical Centre, Maastricht, The Netherlands
    Qual Prim Care 18:231-41. 2010
    ..Against the background of the need to increase service capacity and to improve access to primary care, a project was initiated to introduce the nurse practitioner (NP) role into Dutch general practices...
  50. ncbi Benefits and limitations of nurses taking on aspects of the clinical role of doctors in primary care: integrative literature review
    Claire Rashid
    Research and Development, Leicestershire County and Rutland Community Health Services, Leicester, UK
    J Adv Nurs 66:1658-70. 2010
    ..This paper presents an integrative literature review of studies exploring the benefits and limitations of the recent expansion of the clinical role of nurses working in general practice in the United Kingdom...
  51. pmc Primary health care services provided by nurse practitioners and family physicians in shared practice
    D Way
    Department of Family Medicine and the School of Nursing, University of Ottawa, Ont
    CMAJ 165:1210-4. 2001
    BACKGROUND: Collaborative practice involving nurse practitioners (NPs) and family physicians (FPs) is undergoing a renaissance in Canada. However, it is not understood what services are delivered by FPs and NPs working collaboratively...
  52. ncbi Activities and procedures performed by nurse practitioners in emergency care settings
    F L Cole
    Division of Emergency Care and Emergency Nurse Practitioner Education, School of Nursing, The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston, Houston, TX, USA
    J Emerg Nurs 26:455-63. 2000
    Although nurse practitioners (NPs) have been practicing in emergency care (EC) settings for at least 25 years, little is known about the activities and procedures they perform.
  53. ncbi Boundary work and the introduction of acute care nurse practitioners in healthcare teams
    Kelley Kilpatrick
    Université du Québec en Outaouais, St Jerome, Quebec, Canada
    J Adv Nurs 68:1504-15. 2012
    ..This article is a report of a study of boundary work following the introduction of an acute care nurse practitioner role in healthcare teams...
  54. ncbi Development of clinical competencies for emergency nurse practitioners: a pilot study
    Jane O'Connell
    School of Nursing, Queensland University of Technology, Victoria Park Rd, Kelvin Grove, QLD 4059, Australia
    Australas Emerg Nurs J 15:195-201. 2012
    ..in preparation for a larger national study to investigate specialist competency standards for emergency nurse practitioners. Research into specialist emergency nurse practitioner competencies has not been conducted in Australia.
  55. ncbi Knowledge and attitudes of primary care physicians toward the nurse practitioner role in the Kingdom of Bahrain
    Husain Ali Nasaif
    Royal College of Surgeons in Ireland
    J Am Acad Nurse Pract 24:124-31. 2012
    ..The purpose of this quasi-experimental study was to examine the knowledge and attitudes of PCPs about the NP role prior to and following an educational intervention...
  56. ncbi Air Force family nurse practitioner and family physician perception of the family nurse practitioner role in military operations other than war
    S A Houlihan
    Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences, Graduate School of Nursing, Family Nurse Practitioner Program, 4301 Jones Bridge Road, Bethesda, MD 20814 4799, USA
    Mil Med 166:786-90. 2001
    ..Because of this difference, the FNP may not be fully utilized. In addition, this study provides insight regarding the training needs perceived to adequately prepare FNPs for their deployment role...
  57. ncbi Informatics competencies for nurse practitioners
    Christine R Curran
    Ohio State University, Columbus, 43210 1289, USA
    AACN Clin Issues 14:320-30. 2003
    ..Two nurse informaticists and six nurse practitioners, who are program directors, were involved in the development of the proposed competencies...
  58. ncbi Provider in triage: is this a place for nurse practitioners?
    Diana Bahena
    VNA Healthcare, Aurora, Illinois Ms Bahena Loyola University Chicago Marcella Niehoff School of Nursing, Chicago, Illinois Ms Bahena and Dr Andreoni and Emergency Department, Delnor Hospital, Geneva, Illinois Dr Andreoni
    Adv Emerg Nurs J 35:332-43. 2013
    The role of nurse practitioners (NPs) in emergency care continues to evolve. A new and exciting role is the provider-in-triage (PIT) role. This innovative role has been implemented in many emergency departments (EDs) across the country...
  59. ncbi Effect of a multidisciplinary intervention on communication and collaboration among physicians and nurses
    Sondra Vazirani
    School of Medicine, University of California Los Angeles, Los Angeles, CA, USA
    Am J Crit Care 14:71-7. 2005
    ..Improving communication and collaboration among doctors and nurses can improve satisfaction among participants and improve patients' satisfaction and quality of care...
  60. ncbi Clients' understanding of the role of nurse practitioners
    Jane Allnutt
    School of Nursing NSW and ACT, Australian Catholic University, PO Box 958, North Sydney, NSW 2059, Australia
    Aust Health Rev 34:59-65. 2010
    b>Nurse practitioners (NPs) have an emerging role in the Australian health care system. However, there remains a dearth of data about public understanding of the NP role...
  61. ncbi GPs' perceptions of the nurse practitioner role in primary care
    Jacqui Carr
    School of Nursing, University of Nottingham, Nottingham, UK
    Br J Community Nurs 7:408-13. 2002
    ..There were also some reservations about the financial cost of training and employing NPs. If the health needs of the population are to be met and high quality, seamless care provided, the NP could provide a solution...
  62. ncbi Prescriptive patterns of nurse practitioners and physicians
    Alice Running
    Orvis School of Nursing, University of Nevada, Reno, Nevada 89557, USA
    J Am Acad Nurse Pract 18:228-33. 2006
    To compare the prescriptive patterns of nurse practitioners (NPs) and physicians in a primary care setting for the treatment of sinusitis, bronchitis, musculoskeletal injury, and back pain.
  63. ncbi Nurse practitioners as primary care providers within the VA
    Carol E Fletcher
    VA Ann Arbor Medical Center, 2215 Fuller Road 127, Ann Arbor, MI 48108, USA
    Mil Med 176:791-7. 2011
    We examined the perceptions of nurse practitioners (NPs) and physicians regarding NPs' roles as primary care providers within the Department of Veterans Affairs, thus suggesting possible reasons for the variation of NPs use...
  64. ncbi A time for international standards?: comparing the Emergency Nurse Practitioner role in the UK, Australia and New Zealand
    Jane Currie
    Emergency Department, Cabrini Hospital, Melbourne, Australia
    Accid Emerg Nurs 15:210-6. 2007
    ..Together these issues generate confusion over what the ENP role embodies. One method of demystifying the ENP role would be to progress towards international standards for regulation, education and core components of practice...
  65. ncbi Exploring the role and perspectives of mental health nurse practitioners following psychosocial interventions training
    M O'NEILL
    School of Nursing and Institute of Nursing Research, University of Ulster, Co Londonderry, UK
    J Psychiatr Ment Health Nurs 15:582-7. 2008
    ..The paper reports the findings of a study on the roles and perspectives of mental health nurse practitioners towards clients with enduring mental illness and their carers following completion of PSI training...
  66. ncbi A survey of patient satisfaction in a metropolitan Emergency Department: comparing nurse practitioners and emergency physicians
    Natasha Jennings
    The Alfred Emergency and Trauma Centre, Prahran, Victoria, Australia
    Int J Nurs Pract 15:213-8. 2009
    ..patient satisfaction using a questionnaire from their emergency department experience comparing Emergency Nurse Practitioners and emergency department doctors...
  67. ncbi More than a prescriber: gerontological nurse practitioners' perspectives on prescribing and pharmaceutical marketing
    Diane Feeney Mahoney
    Geriatric Nursing Research at Massachusetts General Hospital Institute of Health Professions, School of Nursing, Boston, MA, USA
    Geriatr Nurs 31:17-27. 2010
    The purpose of this study was to gain understanding about nurse practitioners' (NPs') prescriptive decision making for geriatric patients with attention to pharmaceutical marketing influences...
  68. ncbi Clinical nurse specialists and nurse practitioners: title confusion and lack of role clarity
    Faith Donald
    Affiliate Faculty, Daphne Cockwell School of Nursing, Ryerson University, CHSRF CIHR Program in Advanced Practice Nursing, Toronto, ON
    Nurs Leadersh (Tor Ont) 23:189-201. 2010
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  69. ncbi The impact on patient flow after the integration of nurse practitioners and physician assistants in 6 Ontario emergency departments
    James Ducharme
    Department of Medicine, McMaster University, Hamilton, Ontario
    CJEM 11:455-61. 2009
    We sought to assess the impact of the integration of the new roles of primary health care nurse practitioners (NPs) and physician assistants (PAs) on patient flow, wait times and proportions of patients who left without being seen in 6 ..
  70. ncbi Primary care outcomes in patients treated by nurse practitioners or physicians: a randomized trial
    M O Mundinger
    School of Nursing, Columbia University, New York, NY 10032, USA
    JAMA 283:59-68. 2000
    Studies have suggested that the quality of primary care delivered by nurse practitioners is equal to that of physicians...
  71. ncbi Nurse practitioners' and physicians' care activities and clinical outcomes with an inpatient geriatric population
    Angela Y Lambing
    Henry Ford Health System, Detroit, Michigan, USA
    J Am Acad Nurse Pract 16:343-52. 2004
    Less is known about nurse practitioners' (NPs') effectiveness in acute care than about their effectiveness in outpatient settings...
  72. ncbi The effects of master's degree education on the role choices, role flexibility, and practice settings of clinical nurse specialists and nurse practitioners
    Sharon W Stark
    Unterberg School of Nursing and Health Studies, 400 Cedar Avenue, West Long Branch, NJ 07764 1898, USA
    J Nurs Educ 45:7-15. 2006
    ..role flexibility, and practice settings among master's prepared clinical nurse specialists (CNSs) and nurse practitioners (NPs) educated in specialized and combined programs using multivariate analysis of variance...
  73. ncbi New choices for continuing education: a statewide survey of the practices and preferences of nurse practitioners
    Patricia A Charles
    Department of Internal Medicine, Center for Education and Health Services Outreach, University of Nevada School of Medicine, Reno, 89557, USA
    J Contin Educ Nurs 33:88-91. 2002
    ..Findings from this study provide useful information for planners of CE programs for APNs. Data acquired in this study also address the dearth of information related to computer use by APNs for obtaining CE...
  74. ncbi Use of physician assistants and nurse practitioners in primary care, 1995-1999
    R S Hooker
    Division of Health Services Research, University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center, Dallas, USA
    Health Aff (Millwood) 20:231-8. 2001
    Federal policies and state legislation encourage the use of physician assistants (PAs) and nurse practitioners (NPs) in primary care, although the nature of their work has not been fully analyzed...
  75. ncbi Nurse practitioners and physician assistants in Dutch hospitals: their role, extent of substitution and facilitators and barriers experienced in the reallocation of tasks
    Nicolien C Zwijnenberg
    Maastricht University, Health Services Research, The Netherlands
    J Adv Nurs 68:1235-46. 2012
    This paper is a report of a study exploring the role of nurse practitioners and physician assistants, the extent of substitution and the barriers and facilitators experienced by them as a consequence of substitution in public ..
  76. ncbi Rheumatology nurse practitioners' perceptions of their role
    Leslie Goh
    Department of Rheumatology, Royal Cornwall Hospital, Truro, UK
    Musculoskeletal Care 4:88-100. 2006
    To identify the current practices of rheumatology nurse practitioners and ascertain their perceptions of how their role could be enhanced.
  77. pmc Medical care of asylum seekers: a descriptive study of the appropriateness of nurse practitioners' care compared to traditional physician-based care in a gatekeeping system
    Patrick Bodenmann
    Medical Outpatient Clinic, Department of Ambulatory Care and Community Medicine, University of Lausanne, Rue du Bugnon 44, 1011 Lausanne, Switzerland
    BMC Public Health 7:310. 2007
    ..Increasing needs and healthcare costs have led public health authorities to put nurse practitioners in charge of the management of a gatekeeping system for asylum seekers...
  78. ncbi Community-based participatory research and American Indian/Alaska Native nurse practitioners: a partnership to promote adolescent health
    Janet R Katz
    College of Nursing, Washington State University, Spokane, Washington 99210 1495, USA
    J Am Acad Nurse Pract 23:298-304. 2011
    To make recommendations for American Indian/Alaska Native (AI/AN) nurse practitioners (NPs) and university partners who are partnering on community-based participatory (CBPR) research projects...
  79. ncbi Literature review of the impact of nurse practitioners in critical care services
    Margaret Fry
    Faculty of Nursing, Midwifery and Health, University of Technology, Sydney, NSW 2007 Australia
    Nurs Crit Care 16:58-66. 2011
    ..The comprehensive review sought to examine the impact of Critical Care Nurse Practitioner models, roles, activities and outcomes...
  80. ncbi Veterans' perceptions of care by nurse practitioners, physician assistants, and physicians: a comparison from satisfaction surveys
    Dorothy Budzi
    Dallas VA Medical Center, Dallas, Texas 75216, USA
    J Am Acad Nurse Pract 22:170-6. 2010
    To examine the differences in patient satisfaction with care provided by nurse practitioners (NPs), physician assistants (PAs), and physicians in the Veterans Health Administration (VHA) system.
  81. ncbi Factors influencing the decision to use nurse practitioners in the emergency department
    Laurie A McGee
    Washington Orthopaedic Center, Centralia, Wash, USA
    J Emerg Nurs 33:441-6. 2007
    ..Many emergency departments, however, employ only physicians despite the fact that nurse practitioners have a proven record of providing high quality, cost-effective care in the emergency department...
  82. ncbi Patients' perceptions of "uncertainty" in nurse practitioner consultations
    Heather Barnes
    Meadowside Medical Practice, Lancaster
    Br J Nurs 13:1350-4. 2004
    ..Three general practice sites were recruited to participate. 43 patients who consulted with one of three nurse practitioners were interviewed using a semistructured schedule...
  83. ncbi The NNP/DNP shortage: transforming neonatal nurse practitioners into DNPs
    Jana L Pressler
    University of Oklahoma College of Nursing, Oklahoma City, OK 73117, USA
    J Perinat Neonatal Nurs 23:272-8. 2009
    Neonatal nurse practitioners (NNPs) represent a high-demand specialty practice that is especially targeted for US secondary and tertiary care neonatal intensive care units (NICUs)...
  84. ncbi Preferences for continuing education through existing electronic access for Australian nurse practitioners and its implication in prescribing potential
    Claire Newman
    University of Technology Sydney, Faculty of Nursing Midwifery and Health and NSW Justice Health, Suite 302 Level 2, 152 Bunnerong Rd, Eastgardens, NSW 2036, Australia
    Collegian 16:79-83. 2009
    Little is known about Australian Nurse Practitioners (NPs) perceptions of the importance of continuing education (CE), their preferred methods to undertake CE in relation to prescribing practices or their access to electronic resources ..
  85. ncbi Suboptimal reporting of adverse medical events to the FDA Adverse Events Reporting System by nurse practitioners and physician assistants
    Eli D Ehrenpreis
    NorthShore University Health System, Highland Park Hospital, 777 Park Avenue West, Highland Park, Illinois, USA
    Expert Opin Drug Saf 11:177-83. 2012
    ..b>Nurse practitioners (NP) and physician assistants (PA), having an increasing role in the delivery of medical care, are also ..
  86. pmc Physician assistants and nurse practitioners as a usual source of care
    Christine M Everett
    Department of Population Health Sciences, University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health, Madison, WI 53726, USA
    J Rural Health 25:407-14. 2009
    To identify characteristics and outcomes of patients who use physician assistants and nurse practitioners (PA/NPs) as a usual source of care.
  87. ncbi How nurse practitioners implement their roles
    Jane L Desborough
    ACT Health, Canberra City, ACT 2601, Australia
    Aust Health Rev 36:22-6. 2012
    This is a report of a qualitative health research study examining how nurse practitioners construct and implement their roles.
  88. ncbi Acute care nurse practitioner practice: results of a 5-year longitudinal study
    Ruth M Kleinpell
    Rush University College of Nursing and Our Lady of the Resurrection Medical Center, Chicago, Ill, USA
    Am J Crit Care 14:211-9; quiz 220-1. 2005
    The role of acute care nurse practitioners (ACNPs) has developed in capacity...
  89. pmc Quality of care by neonatal nurse practitioners: a review of the Ashington experiment
    D Hall
    Institute of General Practice, ScHARR, University of Shefield, Northern General Hosital, Sheffield S5 7AU, UK
    Arch Dis Child Fetal Neonatal Ed 90:F195-200. 2005
    The Ashington experiment, an innovative neonatal service run entirely by advanced neonatal nurse practitioners (ANNPs), has been evaluated...
  90. ncbi How well are nurse practitioners prepared for practice: Results of a 2004 questionnaire study
    Ann Marie Hart
    Fay W Whitney School of Nursing, University of Wyoming, Laramie, Wyoming 82071, USA
    J Am Acad Nurse Pract 19:35-42. 2007
    The purpose of this study was to evaluate the perceived preparedness of nurse practitioners (NPs) for practice after completing their basic NP educational programs and to evaluate NPs' perceived preparedness in and their perceived ..
  91. ncbi Pediatric trauma nurse practitioners provide excellent care with superior patient satisfaction for injured children
    Kaaren Fanta
    Division of Pediatric and Thoracic Surgery, Cincinnati Children s Hospital Medical Center, Cincinnati, OH 45229 3039, USA
    J Pediatr Surg 41:277-81. 2006
    ..In 2001, our level I pediatric trauma center augmented the role of our trauma pediatric nurse practitioners (PNPs) to include in-patient management...
  92. ncbi The Accreditation Council for Graduate Medical Education resident duty hour new standards: history, changes, and impact on staffing of intensive care units
    Stephen M Pastores
    Department of Anesthesiology and Critical Care Medicine, Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, New York, NY, USA
    Crit Care Med 39:2540-9. 2011
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  93. ncbi Nurse practitioners as an underutilized resource for health reform: evidence-based demonstrations of cost-effectiveness
    Jeffrey C Bauer
    Affiliated Computer Services, Inc
    J Am Acad Nurse Pract 22:228-31. 2010
    ..to show how the goals of healthcare reform can be accomplished by allowing independently licensed nurse practitioners to provide their wide range of services directly to patients in a variety of clinical settings...
  94. ncbi A formative evaluation of the potential role of nurse practitioners in a central London HIV outpatient clinic
    C Griffiths
    Department of Primary Care and Population Science, Royal Free and University College Medical School, London, UK
    AIDS Care 18:22-6. 2006
    ..Funding pending, nurse practitioner roles are planned for implementation in late 2004. Evaluation will determine impact on service utilization, health and economic outcomes...
  95. pmc Neonatal transfers by advanced neonatal nurse practitioners and paediatric registrars
    A Leslie
    Nottingham Neonatal Service, City and University Hospitals, Nottingham, UK
    Arch Dis Child Fetal Neonatal Ed 88:F509-12. 2003
    To evaluate the safety and practicality of using advanced neonatal nurse practitioners (ANNPs) to lead acute neonatal transfers.
  96. ncbi Trends in the supply of physician assistants and nurse practitioners in the United States
    Roderick S Hooker
    Division of Health Services Research, University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center, Dallas, USA
    Health Aff (Millwood) 21:174-81. 2002
    In 2001 an estimated 103,612 nurse practitioners (NPs) and physician assistants (PAs) were in clinical employment in the United States...
  97. ncbi Educational preparation and postgraduate training curriculum for pediatric critical care nurse practitioners
    Lauren Sorce
    Pediatric Intensive Care Unit, Children s Memorial Hospital, Chicago, IL, USA
    Pediatr Crit Care Med 11:205-12. 2010
    b>Nurse practitioners (NPs) in pediatric intensive care units have increased dramatically over recent years...
  98. ncbi Perceived barriers to the sustainability and progression of nurse practitioners
    Simon F J Keating
    Emergency and Trauma Centre, The Alfred Hospital, Prahran, Victoria, Australia
    Int Emerg Nurs 18:147-53. 2010
    ..In 1998 in Victoria, Australia, the Nurse Practitioner (NP) model was considered with projects exploring the potential for NP implementation in emergency departments (EDs)...
  99. ncbi Using nurse practitioners to implement best practice care for the elderly during hospitalization: the NICHE journey at the University of Virginia Medical Center
    Kathleen Fletcher
    Senior Services, University of Virginia Health System, 2071 McKim Hall, P O Box 800566, Charlottesville, VA 22908 0566, USA
    Crit Care Nurs Clin North Am 19:321-37, vii. 2007
    ..b>Nurse practitioners (NPs) with geriatric expertise have provided the leadership in implementing these initiatives to achieve ..
  100. ncbi Outcomes of care managed by an acute care nurse practitioner/attending physician team in a subacute medical intensive care unit
    Leslie A Hoffman
    Schools of Nursing, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA, USA
    Am J Crit Care 14:121-30; quiz 131-2. 2005
    Many academic medical centers employ nurse practitioners as substitutes to provide care normally supplied by house staff.
  101. ncbi Nurse practitioner use of computer technologies in practice
    J A Dumas
    School of Nursing at San Jose State University, USA
    Comput Nurs 19:34-40. 2001
    A study was undertaken to determine computer use by nurse practitioners in public clinics, private practice, health maintenance organizations, and other settings in the greater San Francisco Bay Area...

Research Grants63

  1. Improving Hmong Health through Community Based Participatory Research
    DIAN LORENE BAKER; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..All members of the community advisory board are Hmong in origin and include nurses, nurse practitioners, pharmacists, naturopathic providers, shaman, community leaders and individuals and their family members ..
  2. Easy-to-Use, Low-Cost, Handheld Retinal Camera for Screening for Diabetic Retinop
    RANDAL CHINNOCK; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..fast image capture, the device will enable non-eye specialists such as primary care physicians and nurse practitioners at remote sites to acquire and transmit retinal images to a remote processing site for interpretation and ..
  3. Automatic Detection of Critical Dermoscopy Features for Basal Cell Carcinoma
    William V Stoecker; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..The need for diagnostic improvement in screening for skin cancers may be greatest in those nurse practitioners who now see the majority of elderly patients in some underserved areas...
  4. Health Information Technology to Support Clinical Decision Making in Obesity Care
    BONNIE L GANCE-CLEVELAND; Fiscal Year: 2012
    ..weight management in youth, so the American Medical Association and the National Association of Pediatric Nurse Practitioners developed guidelines for providers in addressing these issues with patients;however, past research suggests ..
  5. Transition of Primary Care Medical Group Practices to the Next Generation
    John Kralewski; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..These clinics have restructured their patient care process with nurse practitioners and physicians working up to the level of their training, developed care coordination programs for high ..
  6. Translating and Implementing Fall Prevention Research through Clinical Practice
    Fuzhong Li; Fiscal Year: 2011
    ..the Tai Chi: Moving for Better Balance program through local healthcare providers: primary care physicians, nurse practitioners, and physical therapists...
  7. Nurse Practitioners Follow-up: Mobile Technology, Perinatal Outcomes, &Charges
    JEAN L HANNAN; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..Wilcoxon Signed Rank test, will be used if the assumption of normal distribution is not met. Significant differences in means will support the hypotheses. ..
  8. Development &Dissemination of Education in Pediatric Palliative Care
    STEFAN FRIEDRICHSDORF; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..With knowledge gained through the EPEC-Pediatrics curriculum, physicians and Advanced Nurse Practitioners (APRN) will become "Trainers" who will educate local interdisciplinary teams that provide care to children ..
  9. Understanding Providers Stigmatization of SMI Among Veterans
    JAN GREER SULLIVAN; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..The populations of interest are primary care physicians and nurse practitioners and psychiatrists and nursing staff who work with SMI patients...
  10. Increasing Physician Use of Exercise for Treating Osteoarthritis of the Knee
    Herbert H Severson; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..It will be marketed to family practice physicians, orthopedic surgeons, physiatrists, nurse practitioners and physician assistants...
  11. Long-Term Complications of Children/Adolescents &Cancer
    DANIEL MICHAEL GREEN; Fiscal Year: 2012
    ..The program will be of interest to pediatric hematologists/oncologists, pediatric nurse practitioners, pediatric psychologists, pediatric oncology social workers, medical oncologists, fellows, residents, ..
  12. Development and Validation of a VA Stroke Swallowing Screening Tool
    STEPHANIE KAY DANIELS; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..Reliability in nursing observations of each screening item will be completed in all participants. Nurse practitioners with advanced practice skills in stroke and trained in the screening items will serve as the reference ..
  13. Interactive Spaced Education to Optimize Diabetes Care
    B Price Kerfoot; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..Approach: One-hundred six of the 260 primary care practitioners (physicians, nurse practitioners, and physician assistants) in the northeastern VA hospital system will be recruited via email to ..
  14. Physical activity to reduce joint pain during aromatase inhibitor therapy
    LEIGH FLEMING CALLAHAN; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..WWE-BC messages and communication strategies based on interviews with survivors and oncology physicians, nurse practitioners and nurse navigators...
  15. Transnasal Esophagoscopy vs. Esophageal Capsule Endoscopy for Barrett's Screening
    Amitabh Chak; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..a Veterans Affairs hospital and determine how satisfied they are with screening examinations performed by nurse practitioners and physician assistants...
  16. Center for Stroke Disaparities Solution
    Olajide Williams; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..design to evaluate the effectiveness of a culturally-tailored transition care program delivered by nurse practitioners and community health workers in improving BP control, functional outcomes and quality of life in homebound ..
  17. Outcomes After Transfer of Pediatric Renal Transplant Patients to Adult Providers
    BETHANY M COYNE; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..of research is to enhance care for kidney transplant recipients through higher quality transitions using nurse practitioners as transition leaders...
  18. Testing a Risk Event History Calendar Intervention with Adolescents
    Kristy K Martyn; Fiscal Year: 2012
    ..The EHC or GAPS will be used by health care providers (nurse practitioners or physicians) (n=8) during the clinic visit...
  19. CRITICAL CARE SKILLS: SIMULATION TO ASSESS DECISION-MAKING SKILLS
    David J Murray; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..b>Nurse practitioners, physician assistants and other hospital-based physicians are increasingly called upon to provide care for ..
  20. Hematologic Malignancies Symposium
    Peter J Quesenberry; Fiscal Year: 2011
    ..and the target audience is community-based practitioners, such as physicians, fellows, residents, nurse practitioners, nurses and allied healthcare professionals...
  21. Psychosocial/Behavioral Intervention in Post-Stroke Depression (PSD)
    Pamela H Mitchell; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..that a pleasant event/problem-solving brief psychosocial-behavioral therapy delivered by psychosocial nurse practitioners is highly effective in treating major depression and promoting remission in ischemic stroke survivors for ..
  22. Stroger/CORE Chicago Adolescent Trials Unit (ATU)
    JAIME NMI MARTINEZ; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..with specific clinics and resources dedicated to adolescents and adolescent-medicine trained physicians and nurse practitioners. The clinic currently has 223 HIV positive youth age 13 to 24 years old, in care...
  23. Validation of Nurse Practitioner Primary Care Organizational Climate Questionnair
    Lusine Poghosyan; Fiscal Year: 2012
    ..lack of reliable and valid instruments to measure organizational climates to identify those barriers from nurse practitioners'perspectives...
  24. Teleconsultation and Quality Review in Child Maltreatment
    PATRICIA GOEDE; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..user image-centric collaboration application that supports the workflow requirements of providers (nurse, nurse practitioners and physicians) regardless of geographic location....
  25. Antibiotic Prescribing for Acute Respiratory Infections: Impact of Shifts in Care
    Ateev Mehrotra; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..is important because there is an ongoing shift in where patients receive care for ARIs from physicians to nurse practitioners and from outpatient practices to retail clinics...
  26. NICHD Pelvic Floor Disorders Network Clinical Sites (U10)
    Joseph I Schaffer; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..We are of the view that this trial is ideally suited for the PFDN and has the potential to improve the care of patients with pelvic floor disorders. ..
  27. Adult Cancer Care An Educational Program for Oncology Nurse Practitioners
    Margaret Q Rosenzweig; Fiscal Year: 2013
    DESCRIPTION (provided by applicant): The nation is facing a shortage of cancer care providers. Nurse practitioners have established evidence of cost-effectiveness, patient satisfaction and quality care outcomes in multiple care settings,..
  28. NLM INFORMATION RESOURCES FOR HEALTH CARE PROFESSIONALS
    DIANE SCHWARTZ; Fiscal Year: 2000
    ..The goal of this project is to ensure that all health care professionals including physicians, nurse practitioners, nurses, physician assistants, pharmacists, dentists, social workers and allied health professionals have ..
  29. Using Information Technology to Provide Measurement Based Care for Chronic Illnes
    Madhukar Trivedi; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..MBC will be instituted in 24 clinics (17 rural/7 urban) by 50 clinicians (26 psychiatrists and 24 nurse practitioners) that treat approximately 8000 patients with MDD...
  30. Creating Online NICU Networks to Educate, Consult & Team
    VALERIE RACHAL; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..NICU infants are often seen by many follow-up specialists, family practice physicans, nurse practitioners, and Emergency Room physicans in the first years of life...
  31. 8th International Symposium on Osteoporosis: Translating Research into Clinical P
    Deborah Gold; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..These include physicians, nurses and nurse practitioners, physician assistants, pharmacists, dietitians, radiology technicians, and physical and occupational ..
  32. A SYSTEM FOR MEASURING PELVIC MUSCLE STRENGTH IN WOMEN
    Neil Cole; Fiscal Year: 2000
    ..We anticipate sales volume to be many tens of thousands of units at an estimated retail cost of approximately 5,000 each. ..
  33. Assessing The Role of Nurse Practitioner in Primary Care of Older Adults
    Yong Fang Kuo; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..One approach to address the shortage is to increase the role of nurse practitioners (NP) as PCPs...
  34. COMMUNICATION DISORDERS IN AT-RISK CHILDREN
    FRED BESS; Fiscal Year: 1992
    ..populations include primary care physicians, specialists in communication disorders, educators and nurses/nurse practitioners. Finally, our dissemination program will draw on the resources and experiences of the Bill Wilkerson Center,..
  35. ROLE OF BIOFEEDBACK IN TREATMENT OF URINARY INCONTINENCE
    Kathryn Burgio; Fiscal Year: 1999
    ..Preliminary data indicate that this behavioral training administered by nurse practitioners is at least as effective as drug therapy...
  36. CODING AND CLASSIFICATION SYSTEMS FOR AMBULATORY CARE
    Suzanne Bakken; Fiscal Year: 1999
    ..coding and classification systems for their ability to represent the terms used by physicians (MDs) and nurse practitioners (NPs) to document in the ambulatory care record...
  37. CLINICAL TRIAL OF WELLNESS TRAINING FOR THE MENTALLY ILL
    Linda Chafetz; Fiscal Year: 2004
    ..In this trial, subjects will be recruited in short-term residential programs where nurse practitioners currently provide basic primary care services (BPC), including screening, immediate care, and referrals as ..
  38. International Celiac Disease Symposium
    Peter Green; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..In addition there will be a Clinical Forum designed for patients, nutritionists, physician assistants, nurse practitioners and physicians. We anticipate a large turnout for this meeting...
  39. AHCPR UI GUIDELINES: APPLICATION IN NURSING HOMES
    Nancy Watson; Fiscal Year: 1999
    ..the UI practices in 52 nursing homes (6,949 beds) in a nine county area of Upstate New York by physicians, nurse practitioners, clinical nurse specialists, physicians assistants, nursing staff and nurses aides...
  40. INTERNET CONNECTIVITY FOR THE GOVERNORS WELLMOBILE
    Patricia Abbott; Fiscal Year: 1999
    ..The utilization of family nurse practitioners who are assisted by undergraduate and graduate students and a variety of practitioners from the UM ..
  41. Guidelines--Manage Cervical Cytological Abnormalities
    Thomas Wright; Fiscal Year: 2001
    ..Pathology and Colposcopy, International Society of Gynecologic Pathologists, National Cancer Institutes, Nurse Practitioners in Women's Health, Pan American Health Organization, Planned Parenthood Federation of America, Society of ..
  42. Hawaii Medical Library Portal Access and Beyond: Member*
    DANIEL SALTMAN; Fiscal Year: 2002
    ..pediatricians, psychiatrists, advance-practice certified nurse midwives and advanced-practice nurse practitioners. In 2001, KPHC served over 14,000 patients in over 63,000 encounters...
  43. INTERNET CONNECTION GRANT
    Larry Burton; Fiscal Year: 2001
    ..To reach this goal, the following measurable objectives have been developed: 1. By 2002, all physicians, nurse practitioners, physician assistants, nursing staff, allied health professionals, and management staff at CCHS will have ..
  44. Florida Model for Oral Cancer Control, Phase I
    Scott Tomar; Fiscal Year: 2003
    ..oral cancer prevention among representative samples of Florida's general dentists, primary care physicians, nurse practitioners, and dental hygienists...
  45. MIDCAREER INVESTIGATOR AWARD IN NEURO-AIDS RESEARCH
    David Simpson; Fiscal Year: 2005
    ..disciplines including Neurology, Infectious Diseases and non-physician health care providers, including Nurse Practitioners and Physician Assistants- Visiting Scholars from abroad will be mentored...
  46. HEALTH INFORMATION ACCESS FOR RURAL NURSE PRACTITIONERS
    Christine Mueller; Fiscal Year: 1999
    ..Taken from application abstract): The primary goal of the Health Information Access Project for Rural Nurse Practitioners is to facilitate health science information access for nurse practitioner students enrolled in Minnesota ..
  47. IMPROVING OUTCOMES IN MECHANICALLY VENTILATED PATIENTS
    Leslie Hoffman; Fiscal Year: 2003
    ..ACUTE Care Nurse Practitioners (ACNP) are prepared to perform a wide range of nursing functions, as well as certain functions ..
  48. New York State Oral Cancer Control Partnership
    Jayanth Kumar; Fiscal Year: 2003
    ..Also, four separate surveys of approximately 1000 health care professionals (physicians, dentists, nurse practitioners/physician assistants, and dental hygienists) will be conducted...
  49. INTERNET ACCESS FOR MONROE COUNTY HEALTH DEPT. CD CLINIC
    Alan Bernstein; Fiscal Year: 2001
    ..The Clinics staff of 25 nurses, 5 nurse practitioners, 3 outreach workers, 7 clerks and 1 physician see about 40 clients each day...
  50. Nurse practitioner legislation and access to health
    Deborah Sampson; Fiscal Year: 2005
    ..Nursing legislation varies among states in terms of nurse practitioners' ability to practice without direct physician oversight...
  51. Nursing and Prescriptive Authority: 1900 to the present
    ARLENE KEELING; Fiscal Year: 2004
    ..of health care services in both rural and urban settings and (2) changes in the settings in which nurse practitioners (NPs) practice (now including acute and specialty care), it is time to rethink professional roles and ..
  52. IMPROVING ADHERENCE TO PHARMACOLOGICAL TREATMENT
    Ira Ockene; Fiscal Year: 2003
    ..pharmacologic therapy for patients with known coronary heart disease (CHD) and of their physicians/nurse practitioners (MD/NPs) to the National Cholesterol Education Program Guidelines...
  53. Virginia Commonwealth University Woman Health Conference
    Wendy Klein; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..Physicians and nurse practitioners comprise the majority of the audience, with well over 500 registrants expected...
  54. A MODEL FOR USE OF THE UI GUIDELINE IN US NURSING HOMES
    Nancy Watson; Fiscal Year: 2002
    ..The model will utilize nurse practitioners in nursing homes to implement a carefully designed and focused effort to identify, work up, treat and ..
  55. Behavior Modification, Dentists and Oral Cancer Control
    Sol Silverman; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..This project will also explore potential for use of the standardized continuing education program for other health care professionals, e.g., dental hygienists, nurse practitioners and primary care physicians.
  56. COMMUNICATION SKILLS FOR MALE CANCER SCREENING
    Catherine Dube; Fiscal Year: 2003
    ..g. physician's assistants, nurse practitioners, etc.) via the world wide web...
  57. Internet Connection for Rural Primary Care Clinics
    MURIEL SHAUL; Fiscal Year: 2001
    ..Activities proposed in this grant have three clear aims: 1) Provide nurse practitioners, graduate and undergraduate nursing students, and managerial staff at these remote clinics with high-speed ..
  58. DECISION SUPPORT FOR NEONATAL INTENSIVE CARE NURSING
    Teresa Panniers; Fiscal Year: 2001
    ..These activities are aimed at developing a prototype decision support system (DSS) for use by neonatal nurse practitioners (NNP)s and neonatologists in the NICU...
  59. Exercise CHOICE to Prevent Cancer in Rural Adults
    Jill Bennett; Fiscal Year: 2005
    ..One clinician at each clinic (physicians and nurse practitioners) will be trained in 5-minute brief motivational advice to encourage physical activity and recruit potential ..
  60. NURSING INTERVENTIONS USED IN FEEDING PRETERM INFANTS
    ALICE HILL; Fiscal Year: 2002
    ..weight gain and the absence of apnea or bradycardia are major criteria used by neonatologists and neonatal nurse practitioners to discharge infants from the hospital...
  61. ASSESSMENT OF INFORMATION SEEKING IN PRIMARY CARE
    Paul Gorman; Fiscal Year: 1999
    ..2. Primary care nurse practitioners and physician assistants, who play an increasingly important role in delivery of primary care, especially ..
  62. CURRICULUM FOR PEDIATRIC HERBS/DIETARY SUPPLEMENTS
    Kathi Kemper; Fiscal Year: 2000
    ..the feasibility of providing an Internet-based, electronic educational intervention to help physicians, nurse practitioners and pharmacists who care for children learn more about the H/DS most often used by children and adolescents...
  63. STATE OF THE SCIENCE AND PRACTICE PRECONFERENCE SESSION
    Audrey Nelson; Fiscal Year: 2004
    ..Audience participants (clinical nurse specialists, nurse practitioners, researchers, and academicians) discuss in small groups either clinical practice implementation or future ..