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.
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The CNS with practitioner preparation: an emerging role in advanced practice nursing.
The changing role of advanced practice nursing in a managed care environment.
Chapter XIV-Rules and Regulations to Register Professional Nurses Qualified to Engage in Advanced Practice Nursing to include requirements for National Certification for all new APN's and liability insurance for APN's engaged in independent practice.
The advanced practice nursing (APN) role of the NP was developed in the early 1960s in response to the increasing need for primary health care providers in many rural and underserved health care settings.
The Society of Psychiatric Advanced Practice Nurses is dedicated to advancing the standards of excellence in psychiatric advanced practice nursing and optimizing delivery and access to mental health care in New Jersey.
The Board utilizes a licensure process because it believes advanced practice nursing has evolved as a result of the complexity of services provided and the level of knowledge, skills, and competence required by individuals who provide such care.
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.
Nursing faculty and advanced practice nursing students will work with pharmacists to conduct health screenings for elevated glucose and cholesterol levels, blood pressure and body mass index.
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.
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.
Additionally, it should be noted that advanced practice titles granted by the Texas Board of Nursing indicate the role and specialty that is congruent with the nurses' advanced practice nursing educational preparation in order to provide the public with information regarding the nurses' qualifications.

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