Author: Jenkins, M.


Toward National Comparable Nurse Practitioner Data: Proposed Data Elements, Rationale, and Methods

Federal funds have supported Nurse Practitioner (NP) education and the establishment of nurse-managed centers. Yet, important questions are raised about the quality and appropriate scope of NP care. Few NP-patient encounters are documented in the largest national surveys of ambulatory care, sponsored by the National Center for Health Statistics, due to sampling frames that are […]

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