advanced practice nursing


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advanced practice nursing

Primary medical care provided by nurses prepared at the master's or doctoral level, including nurse practitioners, nurse-midwives, clinical nurse specialists, and nurse anesthetists. These nurses may practice independently or with a supervising or collaborating physician.
See also: nursing
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The 16 Michigan schools with accredited advanced practice nursing programs were then invited to apply for participation in the scholarship program.
Health care dollars and regulatory sense: The role of advanced practice nursing.
In summary, this reader was delighted to find another text available for teaching the nonclinical foundations of advanced practice nursing.
On July 1, 2010, legislative changes to the Nurse Practice Act and corresponding amendments to the State Board of Nursing Rules-Chapter XIV, Rules and Regulations to Registered Professional Nurses Qualified to Engage in Advanced Practice Nursing, and Chapter XV, Rules and Regulations Regarding Prescriptive Authority for Advanced Practice Nurses-are effective.
Advanced practice nursing has become an integral part of overall patient care, with nurses providing a variety of functions once reserved for physicians.
Twenty-one advanced practice nursing students at George Mason University, Virginia, wrote a children's book, had it illustrated, obtained funding, and had the book published for a spring 2004 leadership course taught by Loretta Brush Normile, PhD, RN.
In spite of our challenges, I am proud to report that this may be the most momentous period in our profession's history, particularly for advanced practice nursing, because of the convergence of three historic events.
Hoping to influence young children to recognize nursing as an important career, 21 advanced practice nursing students in a leadership course at George Mason University, Virginia, wrote a children's book and had it published in time for Nurses Week 2004.
Within WNA itself, the Board of Directors reaffirmed previous action defining the requirements for advanced practice nursing to be at least a Masters Degree in Nursing and national certification in agreement with the ANA position.
In July, 2008, DNA 30 members volunteered their time at the National Primary Care Nurse Practitioner Conference in Keystone, Colorado to promote advanced practice nursing.

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