- Is there a nurse in the house? Teel, Gina // Alberta Report / Newsmagazine;9/20/93, Vol. 20 Issue 40, p29
Looks at the pros and cons of using nurse-practitioners as the first point of contact between the patient and the health care system. Expanded role for nurses among cost saving ideas pitched to Alberta Health Minister Shirley McClellan; David Anderson of First Class Health Services in favor of...
- Expanding duties for nurses prompts debate. Wolf, Carol // Crain's Cleveland Business;9/20/93, Vol. 14 Issue 38, p22
Reports on the debate in Ohio's healthcare community over the changing role of the nurse in the medical field. More responsibilities; Objections of Ohio medical associations over pilot programs allowing nurses to set up primary care practice; Giving nurses authority to establish clinics;...
- The rise of nurse practitioners. // Public Health Reports;Mar/Apr96, Vol. 111 Issue 2, p100
Reports on the increase in the number of nurse practitioners in the United States. Roles of nurse practitioners in various health facilities; Requirements for the program; Effects of the underuse of nurse practitioners.
- Will patients choose NPs over doctors. Grandinetti, Deborah A. // Medical Economics;07/14/97, Vol. 74 Issue 14, p134
Looks at a pilot program by a prominent New York Area health plan, to contract twenty nurse practioners (NPs). Questions of how patients will react to NPs; Who is involved in the contract; Potential benefits envisaged by Health Maintenance Organizations. INSET: Why Oxford is willing to pay its...
- NPs: Gains and hurdles. // Canadian Nurse;Jan2012, Vol. 108 Issue 1, p7
The article reports a new legislation in 2012 which will allow nurse practitioners (NPs) to provide certification for pregnancy, parental and compassionate care leave under the Employment Standards Act and diagnose patients for eligibility to benefits under the Crime Victim Assistance Act.
- The driver is quality not quantity. Farrell, Carole // Cancer Nursing Practice;Mar2012, Vol. 11 Issue 2, p3
An introduction is presented in which the editor discusses various reports within the issue including the value of clinical nurse specialists (CNS), a survey of members of the British Association of Head and Neck Oncology Nurses and practice guidelines for advanced nurse practitioners (ANPs).
- CNS role must be protected. Patt, Sarah // Cancer Nursing Practice;May2013, Vol. 12 Issue 4, p8
The author discusses some of the reasons as to why the role of the clinical nurse specialist (CNS), the main worker for patients needs to be protected.
- Des Peres Hospital nurses vote to unionize. // Southern Illinois Labor Tribune;6/28/2012, Vol. 75 Issue 47, p1
The article informs that the registered nurses at Des Peres Hospital, St. Louis, Missouri, have been voted to join the National Nurses Organizing Committee, Missouri.
- NP value promoted in Nova Scotia. // Canadian Nurse;Nov2013, Vol. 109 Issue 9, p22
The article reports on the launch of the nurse practitioner (NP) awareness campaign by the Canadian Nurses Association (CNA) in partnership with the College of Registered Nurses of Nova Scotia in fall 2013.
- GPs face transfer market for nurses. // GP: General Practitioner;5/13/2002, p18
Focuses on the employment of nurse practitioners in Great Britain. Explanation of views of the course leader of a nurse practitioner degree in Carlisle, England-based St. Martin's College regarding the placement of nurse practitioners; Number of nurse practitioners courses in Great Britain.