Author: Simpson, B.


Practice Patterns of Acute Care Nurse Practitioners

This study was undertaken to examine the practice pattern of nurse practitioners employed in Ontario acute care settings. A descriptive design, incorporating quantitative and qualitative methods for data collection, was used. The acute care nurse practitioners’ practice pattern varied in terms of scope of practice, model guiding practice, reporting relations, and extent of role implementation. […]

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Organizational Factors Influencing Nurse Practitioners’ Role Implementation in Acute Care Settings

The purpose of this study was to explore the influence of organizational factors on the Acute Care Nurse Practitioner (ACNP) role implementation. A descriptive correlational design, incorporating quantitative and qualitative methods for data collection was used. The sample of convenience consisted of 57 ACNPs assigned to various medical and surgical programs within acute care hospitals. […]

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