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The regulation and supply of nurse practitioners in Canada: 2006 update  
http://www.cna-nurses.ca/CNA/documents/pdf/publications/Nurse_Practitioner_Workforce_Update_2006_e.pdf
Presents contextual information on the history, roles and current regulation of the nurse practitioner (NP) profession in Canada with an updated statistical profile of the licensed NP workforce. (See Details)
Published: 2006
A review of scopes of practice of health professions in Canada: a balancing act  
http://healthcouncilcanada.ca/docs/papers/2005/Scopes_of_PracticeEN.pdf
Provides a review of general definitions and position papers on scopes of practice of health professions. (See Details)
Published: 2005
Highlights from the regulated nursing workforce in Canada, 2005  
http://secure.cihi.ca/cihiweb/dispPage.jsp?cw_page=PG_588_E&cw_topic=588&cw_rel=AR_1173_E
Highlights current trends in the nursing workforces and provides provincial/territorial nursing workforce profiles. This document also presents a partial look at the Health Human Resource workforce of Canada's provincial and territorial health regions. (See Details)
Published: 2006
Skill-mix and policy change in the health workforce: nurses in advanced roles  
http://www.oecd.org/dataoecd/30/28/33857785.pdf
Examines the evidence on role change and delegation from physicans to advance practice nurses in terms of costs and benefits, cost-effectiveness and other outcomes. (See Details)
Published: 2004
Myth: seeing a nurse practitioner instead of a doctor is second-class care  
http://www.chsrf.ca/mythbusters/pdf/myth8_e.pdf
Argues that nurse practitioners function as well as doctors in a variety of circumstances, and they can perform some tasks better than doctors can. (See Details)
Published: 2002
The regulation and supply of nurse practitioners in Canada  
http://secure.cihi.ca/cihiweb/dispPage.jsp?cw_page=PG_449_E&cw_topic=449&cw_rel=AR_1263_E
Provides contextual information on the history, roles and regulation of the nurse practitioner (NP) profession in Canada with a statistical profile of the licensed NP workforce. (See Details)
Published: 2005
Findings from the 2005 National survey of the work and health of nurses (NSWHN)  
http://www.cihi.ca/CIHI-ext-portal/pdf/internet/NURSING_NSWHN_SUMMARY2005_EN

The survey was administered to a sample of LPNs, RNs and RPNs from across the country. Data from the survey help to identify relationships between selected health outcomes, the work environment and work-life experiences.

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Published: 2005
Not a medical emergency  
http://www.cwhn.ca/sites/default/files/PDF/Healthsharing/1983_Healthsharing_Spring.pdf

This article is a not so imaginary piece of fiction about a nurse’s efforts to meet the desires of a patient when faced with hospital bureaucracy.

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Published: 1983
In our own words - workplace hazards and environmental health  
http://www.cwhn.ca/sites/default/files/PDF/Healthsharing/1993_Healthsharing_Vol_14_No_2_Summer_Fall.pdf

This article highlights the biggest health concern across North America: environmental hazards. Discusses workplace hazards in Nursing. 

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Published: 1993