Author: Jennings, N.


An Exploration of Staff Knowledge on the Nurse Practitioner’s Role in the Emergency Department

Background: The role of the Nurse Practitioner (NP) was introduced to the Emergency Department (ED) at a metropolitan hospital in Melbourne, Australia in July 2004. Aims: The aims of the study were to explore staff knowledge of the NP role. Methods: A survey was used to elicit the information from the ED staff. The survey used was […]

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A Protocol for a Pragmatic Randomized Controlled Trial Evaluating Outcomes of Emergency Nurse Practitioner Service

Aim: To evaluate emergency nurse practitioner service effectiveness on outcomes related to quality of care and service responsiveness. Background: Increasing service pressures in the emergency setting have resulted in the adoption of service innovation models; the most common and rapidly expanding of these is the emergency nurse practitioner. The delivery of high quality patient care […]

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Evaluating Outcomes of the Emergency Nurse Practitioner Role in a Major Urban Emergency Department, Melbourne, Australia
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