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Impact of Nursing Certification on Patient Perception, Satisfaction, and Outcomes

  title={Impact of Nursing Certification on Patient Perception, Satisfaction, and Outcomes},
  author={R. Baccus},
Impact of Nursing Certification on Patient Perception, Satisfaction, and Outcomes by Rodney Baccus MS, Aspen University, 2010 BS, Southwestern Oklahoma State University, 1992 Project Submitted in Partial Fulfillment of the Requirements for the Degree of Doctor of Nursing Practice Walden University November 2017 Abstract Increased responsibilities for patient care within the nursing profession leads one to examine the correlation between nursing care and patient satisfaction. Current evidence… Expand


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