The role of advanced practice nurses in transplant center staffing.

@article{Hoy2011TheRO,
  title={The role of advanced practice nurses in transplant center staffing.},
  author={Haley M. Hoy and Susan Alexander and Jerita Payne and Edward Y. Zavala},
  journal={Progress in transplantation},
  year={2011},
  volume={21 4},
  pages={
          294-8
        }
}
CONTEXT Despite increased rates of solid organ transplantation and frequent use of advanced practice nurses (APNs) to manage patients, no established staffing model including APNs and their roles exists. OBJECTIVE To characterize the role and integration of APNs in the staffing models of existing transplant centers. DESIGN Descriptive research using a researcher-designed survey of transplant APN professionals. PARTICIPANTS 53 attendees of a national APN transplant clinical management… CONTINUE READING