TITLE

An Acute Care Nurse Practitioner Model of Care for Neurosurgical Patients

AUTHOR(S)
Yeager, Susan; Shaw, Katherine Dale; Casavant, Jennifer; Burns, Suzanne M.
PUB. DATE
December 2006
SOURCE
Critical Care Nurse;Dec2006, Vol. 26 Issue 6, p57
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article examines the use of acute care nurse practitioner (ACNP) in nursing care for neurosurgical patients. It discusses the medical and nursing responsibilities of ACNP and the hindrances why some medical personnel and patients are not accepting this model. The abilities and knowledge of a practitioner will determine the application and recognition of ACNP. The use of ACNP in Riverside Methodist Hospitals in Ohio and University of Virginia Health System is offered.
ACCESSION #
23293384

 

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