APRN Role Analysis
Keywords: Advanced Practice Registered Nurse (APRN), Certified Nurse Midwife (CNM), Family Nurse Practitioner (FNP).
APRN Role Analysis In 2008 there were over 140,000 Nurse Practitioners and approximately 15,000 Certified Nurse Midwifes in the United States. These Advance Practice Registered Nurses are “registered nurses who have completed a bachelor 's of science …show more content…
According to this study, “residents and families perceived the NP as improving availability and timeliness of care and helping to prevent unnecessary hospitalizations” (Ploeg, Kaasalainen, McAiney, Martin-Misener, Donald, Wickson-Griffiths, Carter, Sangster-Gormley, Martin, Brazil &Taniguchi, 2013, p. 8). In addition, “NPs were seen as providing resident and family-centered care and as providing enhanced quality of care. NPs established caring relationships with residents and families, providing both informational and emotional support, as well as facilitating their participation in decision making” (Ploeg, Kaasalainen, McAiney, Martin-Misener, Donald, Wickson-Griffiths, Carter, Sangster-Gormley, Martin, Brazil &Taniguchi, 2013, p.