Author: Draye, M.


The Practice Doctorate in Nursing: Approaches to Transform Nurse Practitioner Education and Practice

Ongoing challenges caused by increased complexity of care, changing patient demographics, and shifting health care delivery systems are necessitating a transformation of advanced practice. The practice doctorate has the potential to prepare graduates to meet these challenges now and in the future. This article conceptualizes the practice doctorate curriculum for nurse practitioners (NPs), with particular […]

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Surviving the Proving Ground: Lessons in Change from NP Pioneers

Increasing competition, health care complexity, threats to quality, and rapidly changing environments confront nurse practitioners (NPs) as they enter the new millennium. If NPs are to strengthen their positions as health care providers and continue to make a lasting contribution, they must exhibit proficiency in creating and managing change. Lessons gleaned from those who pioneered […]

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Where Are the Nurse Practitioners? Some Insights on Utilization
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