Educators highlight importance of advanced practice nurses

08/20/2012 | Atlanta Journal-Constitution, The

At the Deans Nursing Policy Coalition in Washington, D.C., Emory University nursing school dean Linda McCauley and other coalition members emphasized the importance of advanced practice nurses. Advanced practice nurses' training and education qualify them to provide high-quality, cost-effective care, according to the coalition. The briefing also highlighted the benefits of research from nurse scientists and the capacity of advanced practice nurses to care for an increasing population of patients with chronic illnesses.

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