Nurse practitioners

Nurse practitioners

In our own words - workplace hazards and environmental health

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English
Owning Org: 
Canadian Women's Health Network (CWHN)
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Paper
Edition: 
Vol 14, No.2
Publisher: 
Women Healthsharing
Publication Date: 
1993
Publication Place: 
Toronto, ON

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

Not a medical emergency

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English
Owning Org: 
Canadian Women's Health Network (CWHN)
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Paper
Author: 
Phyllis Jensen
Edition: 
Vol 4, No. 2
Publisher: 
Women Healthsharing
Publication Date: 
1983
Publication Place: 
Toronto, ON

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.

Findings from the 2005 National survey of the work and health of nurses (NSWHN)

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English
Translated Title: 
L'Enquête nationale sur le travail et la santé du personnel infirmier (ENTSPI) de 2005 resultats
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Online
Publisher: 
Canadian Institute for Health Information, Health Canada and Statistics Canada
Publication Date: 
2005
Publication Place: 
Ottawa, ON

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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Visit their website to read online and to download.
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0-662-44484-1
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Includes 51 tables in the appendices.

Highlights from the regulated nursing workforce in Canada, 2005

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English
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Online
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Canadian Institute for Health Information
Publication Date: 
2006

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.

A review of scopes of practice of health professions in Canada: a balancing act

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English
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Paper
Online
Author: 
Patricia M Baranek
Publisher: 
Health Council of Canada
Publication Date: 
2005
Publication Place: 
Toronto, ON

Provides a review of general definitions and position papers on scopes of practice of health professions.

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HEAP.B37 2005
ISBN 09739725486
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Includes bibliographical references.

The regulation and supply of nurse practitioners in Canada: 2006 update

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English
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Online
Publisher: 
Canadian Institute for Health Information and the Canadian Nurses Association
Publication Date: 
2006
Publication Place: 
Ottawa, ON

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.

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ISBN 1553928555 (PDF)

The regulation and supply of nurse practitioners in Canada

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English
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Online
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Canadian Institute for Health Information
Publication Date: 
2005
Publication Place: 
Ottawa, ON

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.

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ISBN 1553926692
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Includes bibliographical references.

Myth: seeing a nurse practitioner instead of a doctor is second-class care

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English
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Paper
Online
Publisher: 
Mythbusters
Publication Date: 
2002
Publication Place: 
Ottawa, ON

Argues that nurse practitioners function as well as doctors in a variety of circumstances, and they can perform some tasks better than doctors can.

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Includes bibliographical references.

Skill-mix and policy change in the health workforce: nurses in advanced roles

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English
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Paper
Online
Author: 
James Buchan
Lynn Calman
Publisher: 
Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development
Publication Date: 
2004
Publication Place: 
Paris, France

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.

American Academy of Nurse Practitioners

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Organization Type: 
NGO - Non Government Organization
Service Language: 
English
Services Provided: 
Information provision and referral
Training

Forms a professional membership organization in the United States for nurse practitioners of all specialties.

Primary Telephone: 
(512)442-5202
Website/URL: 
Email Address: 
admin@aanp.org
Fax Number: 
(512) 442-5221
Street Address: 
Capitol Station, P.O. Box 12926
City: 
Austin
Province: 
Texas
Postal/ZIP Code: 
78711
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