Boundary work and the introduction of acute care nurse practitioners in healthcare teams.

@article{Kilpatrick2012BoundaryWA,
  title={Boundary work and the introduction of acute care nurse practitioners in healthcare teams.},
  author={Kelley Kilpatrick and M{\'e}lanie Lavoie-Tremblay and Judith A. Ritchie and Lise Lamothe and Diane Doran},
  journal={Journal of advanced nursing},
  year={2012},
  volume={68 7},
  pages={1504-15}
}
AIM This article is a report of a study of boundary work following the introduction of an acute care nurse practitioner role in healthcare teams. BACKGROUND Acute care nurse practitioners enacting their roles in healthcare teams have faced a number of challenges including a mix of positive and negative views of the acute care nurse practitioner role from healthcare team members and acute care nurse practitioner roles crossing the boundaries between the medical and nursing professions… CONTINUE READING