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Research and Publications

A dynamic learning community must have access to the latest information.  NNPRFTC is committed to doing its part in this exploding information age.  Our list of resources, research, publications, and presentations is frequently updated.

Useful Links:

Doctors of Nursing Practice

Virginia Henderson Library

USC Annenberg Center for Health Journalism

Family Nurse Practitioners.org

Listing of NP Related Publications, Presentations, and Research Findings That May Be of Interest:

1 AAMC. The Complexities of Physician Supply and Demand: Projections from 2018 to 2033. June 2020.
2 Anen T, McElroy D. Infrastructure to Optimize APRN Practice. Nurse Leader. April 2015
3 Auerbach DI, Straiger DO, Buerhaus PI.Growing ranks of advanced practice clinicians-implications for the physician workforce.N Engl J Med. 2018;378(25):2358-2360.
4 Austin, D. (July 2015). “New Roles For Nurse Practitioners Bring Opportunities and Challenges.” Science of Caring.
5 Barnes H. Exploring the factors that influence nurse practitioner role Transition. The Journal of Nurse Practitioners. 2015;11(2)
6 Barnes H, Richards MR, McHugh MD, Martsolf G.Rural and non-rural primary care physician practices increasingly rely on nurse practitioners.Health Aff. 2018;37(6):908-914.
7 Barnes H, Faraz Covelli A, Rubright J, Development of the novice nurse practitioner role transition scale: An exploratory factor analysis. Journal of the American Association of Nurse Practitioners. March 2020.
8 Bergum SK, Canaan T, Delemos C, Gall EF, McCracken B, Rowenb D, Salvemini S, Wiens K. Implementation and evaluation of a peer review process for advanced practice nurses in a university hospital setting. Journal of the American Association of Nurse Practitioners. 10.1002/2327-6924.12471
9 Brom HM, Salsberry PJ, Graham MC. Leveraging health care reform to accelerate nurse practitioner full practice authority. Author manuscript. J Am Assoc Nurse Pract. 2018 March; 30(3): 120–130. doi:10.1097/JXX.0000000000000023
10 Bush CT, Lowery B.Postgraduate nurse practitioner education: Impact on job satisfaction.The Journal for Nurse Practitioners. 2016;12(4):226-234.
11 Bush CT.Postgraduate nurse practitioner training: What nurse executives need to know.J Nurs Adm. 2014;44(12):625-627.
12 Carter EJ, Mastro K, Vose C, Rivera R, Larson EL.Clarifying the conundrum: Evidence-based practice, quality improvement, or research?The clinical scholarship continuum.J Nurs Adm. 2017;47(5):266-270.
13 Corley, J. (March 16, 2017). “Advanced-Practice Providers Are Key TO America’s Healthcare Future”. Forbes.
14 Dillon DL, Dolansky MA, Casey K, Kelley C. Factors Related to Successful Transition to Practice for Acute Care Nurse Practitioners. AACN Advanced Critical Care. 2016;27(2):173-182
15 Eller LS, Lev EL, Feurer A.Key components of an effective mentoring relationship: A qualitative study.Nurs Educ Today. 2014;34(5):815-820.
16 Firth S, Marsan L. For NPs, residency programs gain favor stumbling blocks include financing, internal tensions. MEDPAGE TODAY Web site. https://www.medpagetoday.com/publichealthpolicy/medicaleducation/59950. Updated 2016.
17 Flinter M, Bamrick K.Training the next generation: Residency and fellowship programs for nurse practitioners in community health centers.Community Health Center, Incorporated, 2017; 2017.
18 Flinter M, Hart AM.Thematic elements of the postgraduate NP residency year and transition to the primary care provider role in a federally qualified health center.Journal of Nursing Education and Practice. 2016;7(1):95.
19 Flinter M. Hearing on:Addressing primary care access and workforce challenges: Voices from the field. 2014.
20 Flinter M.From new nurse practitioner to primary care provider: Bridging the transition through FQHC-based residency training.OJIN: The Online Journal of Issues in Nursing. 2012;17(1).
21 Flinter M.Residency programs for primary care nurse practitioners in federally qualified health centers: A service perspective.Online Journal of Issues in Nursing. 2005;10(3).
22 Forni PM.Choosing civility: The twenty-five rules of considerate conduct.Macmillan; 2002.
23 Frenk J, Chen L. Health professionals for a new century: transforming education to strengthen health systems in an interdependent world. The Lancet. 2010;376:1923-58
24 Gardenier D, Todd BA, Davis EL.Do nurse practitioners need postgraduate training?The Journal for Nurse Practitioners. 2016;12(4):224-225.
25 Hart AM, Bowen A.New nurse practitioners’ perceptions of preparedness for and transition into practice.The Journal for Nurse Practitioners. 2016;12(8):545-552.
26 Hart AM, Macnee CL.How well are nurse practitioners prepared for practice: Results of a 2004 questionnaire study.J Am Acad Nurse Pract. 2007;19(1):35-42.
27 Hicks K, Rico, J, Beauchesne M. (2018). Core curriculum and competencies: A multi-site analysis of postgraduate training programs for primary care nurse practitioners. Journal of Professional Nursing; DOI: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.profnurs.2017.12.012
28 Hicks K, Rico, J, Beauchesne M. (2018). Core curriculum and competencies: A multi-site analysis of postgraduate training programs for primary care nurse practitioners. Journal of Professional Nursing
29 Josiah Macy Jr. Foundation. Conference summary:Improving environments for learning in the health professions.Josiah Macy Jr. Foundation. 2018.
30 Kidd V, Vanderlinden S, Hooker R. A National Survey of postgraduate physician assistant fellowship and residency programs. BMC Medical Education. April 2021.
31 MacKay M, Glynn D, McVey C, Rissmiller P.Nurse practitioner residency programs and transition to practice. 2018;53(2):156-160.
32 MacKay M, Glynn D, McVey C, Rissmiller P. Nurse practitioner residency programs and transition to practice. WILEY Nursing Forum An Independent Voice for Nursing. 10.1111/nuf.12237
33 McComiskey C, Simone S, Schofield D, et al.Professional advancement for advanced practice clinicians.The Journal for Nurse Practitioners. 2018;14(1):17. e5.
34 McDonagh JG, Haren WB, Valvano M, et al. Cultural change:Implementation of a recovery program in a veterans health administration medical center inpatient unit.Journal of the American Psychiatric Nurses Association. 2018:1078390318786024.
35 April Morris, DNP, ARNP, NNP-BC; Ronna Smith, MN, ARNP, PNP-BC; Shannon Fitzgerald, MN, ARNP, PNP-BC; Elena Bosque, PhD, ARNP, NNP-BC, Growing Neonatal Advanced Practice Providers via Mentorship Can Fill the Need. 2021.
36 April L. Morris, DNP, ARNP, NNP-BC; Elena M. Bosque, PhD, ARNP, NNP-BC, Do We Nurture Our Young? Qualitative Conceptual Analysis of Worst and Best Mentorship Experiences Among Neonatal Advanced Practice Providers. 2021.
37 Metzger, R. and Rivers, C. (May 2014). “Advanced Practice Nursing Organizational Leadership Model”. The Journal for Nurse Practitioners 10(5), 333-343.
38 Nicely KLW, Fairman J.Postgraduate nurse practitioner residency programs: Supporting transition to practice.Academic Medicine. 2015;90(6):707-709.
39 Park J, Faraz Covelli A, Pittman P, Effects of completing a postgraduate residency or fellowship program on primary care nurse practitioners’ transition to practice. Journal of the American Association of Nurse Practitioners. 2021.
40 Poghosyan L, Liu J, Shang J, D’Aunno T. Practice Environments and job satisfaction and turnover intentions of nurse practitioners: Implications for primary care workforce capacity. Health Care Management Review. April-June 2017
41 Pohl J, Thomas A, Bigley M, Kopanos T. “Primary Care Workforce Data And The Need For Nurse Practitioner Full Practice Authority”. Dec 2018.
42 Richert A, Campbell K, Rodríguez J, Borowsky I, Parikh R, Colwell A.ACU workforce column.J Health Care Poor Underserved. 2013;24(4).
43 Roach-Serry T.Choosing civility.Presentation to Nurses Organization of Veterans Affairs. June, 2012.
44 Rugen KW, Dolansky MA, Dulay M, King S, Harada N.Evaluation of veterans affairs primary care nurse practitioner residency: Achievement of competencies.Nurs Outlook. 2018;66(1):25-34.
45 Rugen KW, Harada N, Harrington F, Dolansky MA, Bowen JL.Nurse practitioner residents’ perceptions of competency development during a year-long immersion in veterans affairs primary care: A qualitative study.Nurs Outlook. 2018.
46 Rugen KW, Speroff E, Zapatka SA, Brienza R.Veterans affairs interprofessional nurse practitioner residency in primary care: A competency-based program.The Journal for Nurse Practitioners. 2016;12(6):e273.
47 Rugen KW, Watts SA, Janson SL, et al.Veteran affairs centers of excellence in primary care education: Transforming nurse practitioner education.Nurs Outlook. 2014;62(2):78-88.
48 Schmitt K.Can nurse practitioners solve the country’s primary care shortage?USC Annenberg Center for Health Journalism Web site. Updated 2018.
49 Schrile L, Norful AA, Rudner N, Poghosyan L. Organizational facilitators and barriers to optimal APRN practice: An integrative review. Health Care Management Review. October-December 2018
50 Sciacca K, Reville B.Evaluation of nurse practitioners enrolled in fellowship and residency programs: Methods and trends.The Journal for Nurse Practitioners. 2016;12(6):e280.
51 Speight C, Firnhaber G, Scott ES, Wei H. Strategies to promote the professional transition of new graduate nurse practitioners: A systematic review. WILEY Nursing Forum An Independent Voice for Nursing.10.1111/nuf.12370
52 Stangl, John. The Ultimate Guide To Physician Assistant & Nurse Practitioner Residency & Fellowship Programs: Get Accepted And Succeed In Your Dream Program. September 2022.
53 Torrens C, Campbell P, Hoskins G, Strachan H, Wells M, Cunningham M, Bottone H, Polson R, Maxwell M. Barriers and facilitators to the implementation of the advanced nurse practitioner role in primary care settings: A scoping review. International Journal of Nursing Studies. 2020;104:103443
54 Traczynski J, Udalova V.Nurse practitioner independence, health care utilization, and health outcomes. 2013.
55 Wilson R, Godfrey CM, Sears K, Medves J, While-Ross A, Lambert N. Exploring conceptual and theoretical frameworks for nurse practitioner education: a scoping review protocol. JBI Database of Systematic Reviews & Implementation Reports. 2015;13(10):146-155
56 Wishner JB, Burton RA. How have providers responded to the increased demand for health care under the Affordable Care Act? U.S. Health Reform – Monitoring and Impact. November 2017
57 Vasco Deon Kidd, Sarah Vanderlinden, Jennifer M. Spisak, An analysis of the selection criteria for postgraduate physician assistant residency and fellowship programs in the United States. 2021.
58 Vasco Deon Kidd, Roderick S. Hooker, Postgraduate Programs in Orthopaedic Surgery for Physician Assistants and Nurse Practitioners. 2021.
59 Vasco Deon Kidd, Jennifer M. Spisak, Sarah Vanderlinden, Gerald Kayingo4, A survey of implicit bias training in physician assistant and nurse practitioner postgraduate fellowship/residency programs. 2022.
60 Vasco Deon Kidd, An Evaluation of the Postgraduate Physician Assistant/Associate and Nurse Practitioner Orthopedic Surgery Fellowship and Residency Websites in the United States. 2022.
61 Zapatka SA, Conelius J, Edwards J, Meyer E, Brienza R.Pioneering a primary care adult nurse practitioner interprofessional fellowship.The Journal for Nurse Practitioners. 2014;10(6):378-386.