Author: Cole, F.

Quality Improvement and Changes in Diabetic Patient Outcomes in an Academic Nurse Practitioner Primary Care Practice

Purpose: To examine a set of system interventions in the management of patients with diabetes and the outcomes of their care. Data sources: Preintervention and postintervention data collected from electronic medical records. Conclusions: The sample size was smaller than expected, contributing to a lack of statistical significance from preintervention to postintervention in the patient outcome […]

Expanding Acute Care Nurse Practitioner Practice: Focus on Emergency Department Practice


Advanced Practice Nurses in Emergency Care Settings: A Demographic Profile

Very little is known about clinical nurse specialists and nurse practitioners (advance practice nurses [APNs]) who practice in emergency care settings. The Advanced Practice Committee of the ENA sought to determine a profile of these individuals. Methods:¬†Surveys were distributed to all registrants at 2 ENA conferences and posted on the ENA Web site. This survey […]