ERIC Number: ED099572
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1971-Jul
Reference Count: N/A
The Nurse as a Primary Health Care Provider. And: The Nurse Practitioner: An Annotated Bibliography.
Issues and present trends related to the preparation and the expanded role of the nurse and physician's assistant in meeting health needs are the major concerns of part one, representing 100 pages of the document. Issues discussed include: (1) manpower considerations, (2) definition of responsibilities, training needs, and requirements, (3) descriptions and evaluations of a variety of existing educational programs for the nurse practitioner and physician's assistant, and (4) current issues and concerns related to salaries, licensing, and occupational roles. A partial listing of programs preparing nurse practitioners and physician's assistants to function in expanded roles and a bibliography complete the section. A 19-page annotated bibliography presents a listing of resources in the following areas: (1) related and general background information for allied health personnel and meeting health needs, (2) the nurse practitioner, (3) the physician's assistant, (3) legislative and legal implications, (4) nurse-physician relationships, and (5) books, other resources, and annotated bibliographies. (MW)
Descriptors: Academic Standards, Allied Health Occupations, Annotated Bibliographies, Educational Assessment, Educational Needs, Educational Programs, Health Occupations, Labor Needs, Medical Education, Nurses, Nursing, Nursing Education, Occupational Information, Physicians Assistants, Program Descriptions, Program Development
Genesee Valley Nurses' Association, District Number 2, 274 Monroe Avenue, Rochester, New York 14607 ($2.50)
Publication Type: Reports - Research
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: National Institutes of Health (DHEW), Bethesda, MD. Div. of Nursing.
Authoring Institution: Community Planning Committee on Nursing Education, Rochester, NY.