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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 Anen T, McElroy D. Infrastructure to Optimize APRN Practice. Nurse Leader. April 2015
2 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.
3 Austin, D. (July 2015). “New Roles For Nurse Practitioners Bring Opportunities and Challenges.” Science of Caring. https://scienceofcaring.uscf.edu/patient-care/new-roes-nurse-practitioners-bring-opportunities-and-challenges
4 Barnes H. Exploring the factors that influence nurse practitioner role Transition. The Journal of Nurse Practitioners. 2015;11(2)
5 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.
6 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
7 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
8 Bush CT, Lowery B.Postgraduate nurse practitioner education: Impact on job satisfaction.The Journal for Nurse Practitioners. 2016;12(4):226-234.
9 Bush CT.Postgraduate nurse practitioner training: What nurse executives need to know.J Nurs Adm. 2014;44(12):625-627.
10 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.
11 Conover C, Richards R.Economic benefits of less restrictive regulation of advanced practice nurses in North Carolina.Nurs Outlook. 2015;63(5):585-592.
12 Corley, J. (March 16, 2017). “Advanced-Practice Providers Are Key TO America’s Healthcare Future”. Forbes.https://www.forbes.com/sites/realspin/2017/03/16/advanced-practice-providers-are-key-to-americas-healthcare-future/#47f4e0d59985
13 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
14 Eller LS, Lev EL, Feurer A.Key components of an effective mentoring relationship: A qualitative study.Nurs Educ Today. 2014;34(5):815-820.
15 Englander R, Cameron T, Ballard AJ, Dodge J, Bull J, Aschenbrener CA.Toward a common taxonomy of competency domains for the health professions and competencies for physicians.Academic Medicine. 2013;88(8):1088-1094.
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 Gardenier D, Todd BA, Davis EL.Do nurse practitioners need postgraduate training?The Journal for Nurse Practitioners. 2016;12(4):224-225.
24 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.
25 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.
26 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
27 Josiah Macy Jr. Foundation. Conference summary:Improving environments for learning in the health professions.Josiah Macy Jr. Foundation. 2018.
28 MacKay M, Glynn D, McVey C, Rissmiller P.Nurse practitioner residency programs and transition to practice. 2018;53(2):156-160.
29 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
20 McComiskey C, Simone S, Schofield D, et al.Professional advancement for advanced practice clinicians.The Journal for Nurse Practitioners. 2018;14(1):17. e5.
31 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.
32 Metzger, R. and Rivers, C. (May 2014). “Advanced Practice Nursing Organizational Leadership Model”. The Journal for Nurse Practitioners 10(5), 333-343.
33 Nicely KLW, Fairman J.Postgraduate nurse practitioner residency programs: Supporting transition to practice.Academic Medicine. 2015;90(6):707-709.
34 Paplanus LM, Bartley-Daniele P, Mitra KS. Knowledge Translation: A Nurse Practitioner Clinical Ladder Advancement Program in a University-Affiliated, Integrated Medical Center. Journal of the American Association of Nurse Practitioners. 2014;(26):424-437
35 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
36 Richert A, Campbell K, Rodríguez J, Borowsky I, Parikh R, Colwell A.ACU workforce column.J Health Care Poor Underserved. 2013;24(4).
37 Roach-Serry T.Choosing civility.Presentation to Nurses Organization of Veterans Affairs. June, 2012.
38 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.
39 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.
40 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.
41 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.
42 Schmitt K.Can nurse practitioners solve the country’s primary care shortage?USC Annenberg Center for Health Journalism Web site. Updated 2018.
43 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
44 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.
45 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
46 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
47 Traczynski J, Udalova V.Nurse practitioner independence, health care utilization, and health outcomes. 2013.
48 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
49 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
50 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.