Credentialing for public health nurses: personally valued ... But not well recognized.

@article{Bekemeier2007CredentialingFP,
  title={Credentialing for public health nurses: personally valued ... But not well recognized.},
  author={Betty Bekemeier},
  journal={Public health nursing},
  year={2007},
  volume={24 5},
  pages={439-48}
}
OBJECTIVE This study examined the extent to which public health nurses (PHNs) see value in credentialing and perceive specific barriers related to a community/public health nursing (C/PHN) credential. DESIGN A cross-sectional exploratory survey was used to examine the perceived value of credentialing for PHNs and the perceived barriers to obtaining or maintaining the C/PHN credential as the primary variables of interest. SAMPLE Data were collected from 655 PHN members of national public… CONTINUE READING