Information online at the American Nurses Association's site, NursingWorld.
Advanced Practice Nursing: A New Age in Health Care An overview of advance practice nursing.
American Nurses Credentialing Center Information on ANA advanced practice certification.
Medicare Reimbursement for NPs and CNSs Outlines reimbursement for Advanced Practice Nurses (APN).
Making Sense of the New Reimbursement Laws: Q & A Follow-up to link on medicare/medicaid reimbursement for Adavnce Practice Nurses (APN).
Workforce Trends among U.S. Registered Nurses
Beverly L. Malone and Geri Marullo
Workforce Trends among U.S. Registered Nurses : A Report for the International Council of Nurses ICN Workforce Forum, Stockholm, Sweden
September 21-October 1, 1997 Introduction The culture of health care in the United States continues to undergo deep and rapid transformation.
Position Statement: Nurse-Midwifery Position statement on nurse-midwifery.
1996 Prescriptive Authority Chart A chart that shows presriptive authority of Advance Practice Nurses for U.S.A.
Professional OrganizationsThese sites are generated by professional nurse groups that influence the eduation and licensing of APN.
Licensure Fees TOC Provides fee information that ".. is excerpted from 1996 Profiles of Member Boards, a publication of the National Council." Scroll down to fees for APN.
ASPAN Position Statement on Perianesthesia Advanced Practice Nursing Position Statement on Perianesthesia Advanced Practice Nursing. Topics include: background, position, expected actions, and approval of statement.
Advance Practice OrganizationsSites that are generated and maintained by or for advance practice nurisng groups
American College of Nurse Practitioners Web site of American College of Nurse Practitioners.
The American College of Nurse-Midwives
ARNP Care Index This WWW Page is a service of Nurse Practitioner Support Services and it is the Internet Edition Index for Advanced Registered Nurse Practitioner Care, which is the Official Newsletter of ARNPs United.
The Internet Journal of Advanced Nursing Practice Peer reviewed journal. Publication of Internet Scientific Publications, L.L.C. Editor-in-Chief: Susan D. Ruppert, PhD, RN, CCRN, CS, NP-C
Advance Notes I Data from National Sample Survey of Registered Nurses, March 1996. Source: Division of Nursing, Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA), Bureau of Health Professions.
Nursing Grant Programs Fact Sheets Grants available for APN. Sources: Division of Nursing, Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA), Bureau of Health Professions.
FoundationsNon-profit resources on health care that provide assistance and information on health issues
For Immediate Press Release: Over $3 Million Awarded to Improve Health Care News release from Robert Wood Johnson Foundation. Princeton, N.J., October 6, 1995. Gives overview of "... projects in 12 sites... under the Partnerships for Training Program".
Advances Spring 1995: Profile: "Robert J. Master And HMO Care For The Chronically Ill" Robert Wood Johnson web site highlights an interview with Robert Master who discusses care of chronically ill and mentions NP and PA roles.
ArticlesScholalry articles from a wide range of sources.
Nurse Practitioners in Primary Care Letters to editor, New England Journal of Medicine, Correspondence — 1994; 330: 1537-1540
Activism for the '90s Article by David E. Mittman, RPA-C , in Clinician Reviews 7(9):23-24, 26, 1997. Requires Medscape registration.
Special Report — PA and NP Salaries on the Rise Article by Carol Laden Marcus, BA, MBA in Clinician Reviews 7(2):134-135, 137-138; 1997. Requires Medscape registration.
Defining Nurse Practitioner Scope of Practice Sherwood GD, Brown M, Fay V, Wardell D: Defining Nurse Practitioner Scope of Practice; Expanding Primary Care Services. The Internet Journal of Advanced Nursing Practice 1997; Vol1N2: http://www.ispub.com/journals/IJANP/Vol1N2/scope.htm . Published July 1, 1997. Last Updated July 1, 1997.
Other sitesOther organizations and articles related to advance practice nurses (APNs)
Advanced-Practice Nursing — Good Medicine for Physicians? Letters to the editor New England Journal of Medicine, Correspondence — NEJM 1994; 330: 1536-1537
Nurse Practitioners as Endoscopists Letters to the editor New England Journal of Medicine, Correspondence — NEJM 1994; 330: 1534-1535
Advanced-Practice Nursing — Good Medicine for Physicians? Opinion article, New England Journal of Medicine, Sounding Board — NEJM 1994; 330: 211-214
Advanced Practice Nursing Detroit Metropolitan Woman Magazine, August 1994. Article about Wayne State's NP program.