Nurse practitioners in Holland: Definition, preparation, and prescriptive authority.

@article{Donato2009NursePI,
  title={Nurse practitioners in Holland: Definition, preparation, and prescriptive authority.},
  author={Annemarie Sipkes Donato},
  journal={Journal of the American Academy of Nurse Practitioners},
  year={2009},
  volume={21 11},
  pages={585-7}
}
I started my nursing career almost thirty years ago in a diploma program in the Netherlands. The program gave me a great nursing foundation and special memories of the patients I took care of. Years passed, many changes took place, and by the early 1990s I was working as a registered nurse in New York City and completing my master’s program to become a family nurse practitioner. At that time, there were no such programs in Holland. It is very rewarding for me to share that Holland also has NPs… CONTINUE READING