Recommendation
October 15, 2010

Advanced practice registered nurses should be able to practice to the full extent of their education and training.

March 24, 2014

This research brief determines the relationships among characteristics of the nursing practice environment, nurses’ error interception practices and non-intercepted medication errors in acute care hospitals.

March 24, 2014

The purpose of this research was to test the impact of a unit-wide program (SPEACS-2) of nurse training, speech language pathologist collaboration and “low tech” communication materials on nursing care quality, clinical outcomes, and cost. This brief examines effects on patient experience of communication, nurse and family outcomes, and cost-utilization outcomes (secondary aims).

March 24, 2014

The purpose of this research brief is to test the effectiveness of a nurse-led pressure ulcer prevention intervention using musical cues to remind all long-term care (LTC) staff to help every resident move or reposition every two hours.

March 24, 2014

The purpose of this research brief is to assess a nurse-led, patient-centered counseling protocol to encourage patients to self-manage pain after spine surgery.

March 24, 2014

The purpose of this research was to develop and test a tool to measure the quality of nursing care related to pain management that accurately predicts pain outcomes among hospitalized adults with cancer.

March 6, 2014

This chart accompanies the Policy Brief, Scope-of-Practice Laws for Nurse Practitioners Limit Cost Savings That Can Be Achieved in Retail Clinics. The brief compares the costs per episode associated with visits to retail clinics and non-retail clinics, and assess the impact that scope-of-practice (SOP) for nurse practitioners (NPs) has on cost savings that can be achieved by retail clinics.

March 6, 2014

This policy brief compares the costs per episode associated with visits to retail clinics and non-retail clinics, and assess the impact that scope-of-practice (SOP) for nurse practitioners (NPs) has on cost savings that can be achieved by retail clinics.

January 28, 2014

This research brief comprehensively measures the quality of palliative care during intensive care unit (ICU) management, examine nursing’s specific contributions to quality palliative care, and assess the linkages of that care with desired health outcomes as measured by a family satisfaction instrument (FS-ICU).

January 28, 2014

This research brief evaluates the effectiveness and safety of an Awakening and Breathing Coordination, Delirium and Early exercise/mobility (ABCDE) intervention bundle in the intensive care unit (ICU).