Power in Documentation: An eProgress Note for APNs

Pasek, Tracy Ann; Lefcakis, Leigh Ann; O’Malley, Catherine Kerr; Licata, Jodi; Jackson, Pamela
June 2009
Critical Care Nurse;Jun2009, Vol. 29 Issue 3, p104
Academic Journal
The article discusses the development of an electronic advanced practice nurse (APN) progress note by nurses in the critical care division at Children's Hospital of Pittsburgh of the University of Pittsburgh Medical Center. The author explains that the APNs used the nursing process to frame the progress note. Practice domains common to their roles were defined. Headings chosen include: Assessment, Plan, Nursing intervention, and Impressions and Recommendations.


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