The DNP Storm
I DON'T REMEMBER THIS LEVEL OF PASSIONATE DISAGREEMENT over a nursing role since the birth of the neonatal nurse practitioner/clinician in the 1970s. At that time, a handful of nurse and physician visionaries saw the merits of advancing nursing practice in an acute setting; but most leaders in both organized nursing and medicine objected to the role's potential to blur traditional professional lines.
Document Type: Research Article
Publication date: September 1, 2008
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