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Bringing the Institute of Medicine's Report to Life: Developing a Doctor of Nursing Practice Orthopedic Residency.
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PMID:  23330667     Owner:  NLM     Status:  Publisher    
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The increasing number of Americans needing orthopedic health care is a growing concern given the aging population and the diminishing pool of primary and specialty care physicians. In a call to action, the Institute of Medicine's report, The Future of Nursing, advocates for innovative solutions, including the transformation of nursing education and practice, to meet the health care needs of our nation. Preparing nurse practitioners to fill this gap through the development of an orthopedic residency option within the Doctor of Nursing Practice (DNP) degree can fulfill this need. The logic model can serve as a guide to develop and evaluate such a program. The alignment between the American Association of Colleges of Nursing's DNP Essentials and the resources, curriculum, outcomes, and impact of an orthopedic residency is described so similar programs can be established to improve the access to orthopedic care by doctorally prepared nurse practitioners.
Authors:
Susan L Instone; Debra M Palmer
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Publication Detail:
Type:  JOURNAL ARTICLE     Date:  2013-1-21
Journal Detail:
Title:  The Journal of nursing education     Volume:  -     ISSN:  0148-4834     ISO Abbreviation:  J Nurs Educ     Publication Date:  2013 Jan 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2013-1-21     Completed Date:  -     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  7705432     Medline TA:  J Nurs Educ     Country:  -    
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Languages:  ENG     Pagination:  1-4     Citation Subset:  -    
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Copyright 2013, SLACK Incorporated.
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