Utilization of nurse practitioners to increase patient access to primary healthcare in Canada--thinking outside the box.

@article{DiCenso2010UtilizationON,
  title={Utilization of nurse practitioners to increase patient access to primary healthcare in Canada--thinking outside the box.},
  author={A. DiCenso and I. Bourgeault and J. Abelson and R. Martin-Misener and S. Kaasalainen and N. Carter and Patricia Harbman and F. Donald and D. Bryant-Lukosius and K. Kilpatrick},
  journal={Nursing leadership},
  year={2010},
  volume={23 Spec No 2010},
  pages={
          239-59
        }
}
  • A. DiCenso, I. Bourgeault, +7 authors K. Kilpatrick
  • Published 2010
  • Medicine, Business
  • Nursing leadership
  • In the past decade, all Canadian provinces and territories have launched various team-based primary healthcare initiatives designed to improve access and continuity of care. Nurse practitioners (NPs) are increasingly becoming integral members of primary healthcare teams across the country. This paper draws on the results of a scoping review of the literature and qualitative key informant interviews conducted for a decision support synthesis about advanced practice nursing in Canada. We describe… CONTINUE READING
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