The Attending Nurse: a new role for the advanced clinician.

@article{Niemela1992TheAN,
  title={The Attending Nurse: a new role for the advanced clinician.},
  author={K Niemela and Elizabeth C Poster and Delphine Moreau},
  journal={Journal of child and adolescent psychiatric and mental health nursing},
  year={1992},
  volume={5 3},
  pages={5-12}
}
The Attending Nurse Model as a unique role for the advanced practitioner was implemented and evaluated in an acute care psychiatric setting with an adolescent patient population. Program evaluation results demonstrated that the Attending Nurse role increased general satisfaction and role clarity while decreasing role tension. In addition, the role increased… CONTINUE READING