Nurse practitioners provide health care in a variety of settings, which can be subdivided into two broad categories: collaborative practice, indicating physician and nurse practitioner practice in the same setting, and independent practice, indicating physician preceptor not in the same facility. This study’s purpose was to determine if differences exist in practice patterns of nurse practitioners in collaborative and independent practice. This descriptive, conparative study was guided by the American Nurses Association Social Policy Statement. The setting was the predominately rural state of Mississippi. The sample
Master of Science in Nursing (MSN)
Dr. Maripat Curtis
Wallace, Lee, "A Comparison of Practice Patterns of Nurse Practitioners in Collaborative Practice and Those in Independent Practice Arrangements" (1998). MSN Research Projects. 10.