Lessons from a Leader
Loretta C. Ford, founder of the first Nurse Practitioner (NP) program in the country, at the University of Colorado, in the mid 1960s, believes NP programs allow nurses to develop their careers and be more responsible for clinical decisions. The programs and opportunities for nurse practitioners have expanded greatly in 35 years.
Publication Name: The Nurse Practitioner
CAPNA: A new development to increase quality in primary care
Columbia Advanced Practice Nurse Associates (CAPNA) is the first faculty group practice in nursing that contracted with managed care companies to provide primary care services and receive reimbursements comparable to those received by physicians. The staff is faculty of the Columbia University School of Nursing.
Publication Name: Nursing Administration Quarterly
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- Abstracts: Discharge from an acute psychiatric ward. Lessons from the outside
- Abstracts: Towards an understanding of young peopl'es conceptualisation of food and eating. Health promoting schools: lessons from working intersectorally with primary schools in Australia
- Abstracts: An act of contrition. Out of death's shadow. Hemmed in
- Abstracts: Emergency action. Risky business