Acute Care Nurse Practitioner
Collaborative Practice Negotiation.
Acute Care Nurse Practitioners
(ACNPs) provide advanced nursing care across the continuum of acute care services to patients who are acutely and critically ill (American Nurses Association [ANA] & American Association of Critical Care Nurses [AACN], 1995).
Role Functions of the Acute Care Nurse Practitioner
Management of patients in the intensive care unit: Comparison via work sampling analysis of an acute care nurse practitioner
and physicians in training.
Some of these specialty certifications include the highly respected Acute/Critical Care Nursing Certification (CCRN), Progressive Care Nursing Certification (PCCN) which recognizes telemetry or step down care, Acute Care Nurse Practitioner
Certification (ACNPC), Nurse Manager and Leader Certification (CNML), and 2 Cardiac sub-specialty certifications (CMC and CSC).
The National Council of State Boards of Nursing (NCSBN) APRN Committee has notified AACN Certification Corporation that the Acute Care Nurse Practitioner
Certification Program meets the NCSBN's APRN certification program criteria.
Pace is a nurse practitioner/nurse scientist and EMR Project Manager with the Regional Medical Center at Memphis/The Health Loop, and Carol Thompson is a professor and acute care nurse practitioner
at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center/College of Nursing.
JOAN KING, director of the Vanderbilt University School of Nursing's Acute Care Nurse Practitioner
Program, has been selected to ride across the United States with 23 other teammates on the 2005 Bristol-Myers Squibb Tour of Hope.
The acute care nurse practitioner
(ACNP) specializing in pediatrics is one of several new and emerging advanced clinicians being developed in nursing
I have also been a CCRN for the past 8 years and I am an ANCC Certified Acute Care Nurse Practitioner
Applying the nursing role effectiveness model to the evaluation of the acute care nurse practitioner
(ACNP) role is presented to illustrate the utility of the model for guiding evaluation research.
Most of these fall into the following categories of preparation: (a) clinical nurse specialist, (b) primary or acute care nurse practitioner
, (c) certified nurse anesthetist, (d) certified nurse midwife, (e) nurse administrator, and (f) nurse educator.