Advanced Practice Psychiatric Nurses as a Treatment Resource: Survey and Analysis

@article{Feldman2003AdvancedPP,
  title={Advanced Practice Psychiatric Nurses as a Treatment Resource: Survey and Analysis},
  author={Sandra Feldman and John F. Bachman and Brian Cuffel and Bernice R. Friesen and John McCabe},
  journal={Administration and Policy in Mental Health and Mental Health Services Research},
  year={2003},
  volume={30},
  pages={479-494}
}
Access to behavioral health services, particularly pharmacotherapy, continues to be a significant problem. This is particularly the case for public sector beneficiaries and managed care members. The greater use of advanced practice psychiatric nurses (APPNs) with prescribing privileges could help. To better understand the availability and competence of APPNs to prescribe, the authors conducted 1) a national survey of APPNs' availability and prescribing practices, 2) a comparative analysis of… CONTINUE READING
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