A survey of the practice patterns of nurse practitioners in primary health care in Nova Scotia (eBook, 2012) [WorldCat.org]
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A survey of the practice patterns of nurse practitioners in primary health care in Nova Scotia

Author: Ruth Martin-Misener; Theresa E Crawford; Alba DiCenso; College of Registered Nurses of Nova Scotia.; Dalhousie University. School of Nursing.
Publisher: Halifax, N.S. : College of Registered Nurses of Nova Scotia : Dalhousie University School of Nursing, 2010.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"The purpose of this research was to examine the practice patterns of NPs in primary health care in Nova Scotia. A descriptive survey design was used to address the following research questions: 1) what are the characteristics of NPs, their practice models and settings? 2) what is the profile of the practice population served by NPs and the types of services NPs provide? and, 3) what are the barriers and  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Ruth Martin-Misener; Theresa E Crawford; Alba DiCenso; College of Registered Nurses of Nova Scotia.; Dalhousie University. School of Nursing.
OCLC Number: 793582752
Notes: "January 31, 2010."
Description: 1 online resource (23 pages)
Contents: Executive Summary --
Background --
Methods --
Results: Total Sample; NPs in Nova Scotia Providing Direct Care: Demographics and Practice Settings; Employment and Work Life; Financial and Other Supports; Practice Activities; Diagnosing and Prescribing; Community Development Activities; Collaboration, Consultation and Referral Activities; Achievement of Expected Outcomes in NP Practice; Contributions of the NP Role to Individuals, Organizations and the Health Care System; Barriers and Facilitators to NP Practice; Attrition from NP Practice --
Discussion --
Conclusion --
References.
Responsibility: co-principal investigators Ruth Martin Misener, Teri Crawford ; co-investigators Alba DiCenso [and others].
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"The purpose of this research was to examine the practice patterns of NPs in primary health care in Nova Scotia. A descriptive survey design was used to address the following research questions: 1) what are the characteristics of NPs, their practice models and settings? 2) what is the profile of the practice population served by NPs and the types of services NPs provide? and, 3) what are the barriers and facilitators to NP role implementation? Data collection occurred during May and June 2008"--Page 6.

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