Does expanded state scope of practice for nurse practitioners and physician assistants increase primary care utilization in community health centers?
This study examines the impact of expanded state scope of practice for nurse practitioners and physician assistants on primary care utilization in community health centers by NP, PA, and primary care physician.
Nurse‐related Clinical Non‐licensed Personnel in US Hospitals and their Relationship with Nurse Staffing Levels
This study examines the nurse-related clinical non-licensed personnel (CNLP) staffing in US hospitals between 2010 and 2014, in terms of their job categories, staffing trends, and relationship with registered nurse (RN) and licensed practical nurse (LPN) staffing.
This report surveys existing doctor of nursing (DNP) programs to identify the non-academic settings into which their DNP graduates are employed and conduct semi-structured interviews with employers to identify the role of the DNP prepared nurse in non-academic settings.
This report updates previous studies of the licensed practical nurse (LPN) workforce by presenting the latest national data available on LPN employment patterns with emphasis on employment in long-term care. The report also describes trends in the demographic characteristics and educational attainment of LPNs.