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Advanced Practice Nurses: Skilled Professionals or Cut-Rate “Physician Extenders”?

Sandy Summers and Harry Jacobs Summers

in Saving Lives: Why the Media's Portrayal of Nursing Puts Us All at Risk

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
November 2014
ISBN:
9780199337064
eISBN:
9780190221423
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199337064.003.0009
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health

Advanced practice registered nurses (APRNs) provide care that includes tasks traditionally done by physicians. APRNs combine the holistic nursing care model with additional practitioner training. ... More


Palliative Care Consultations in Advanced Breast Cancer

Sara Booth (ed.)

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
November 2011
ISBN:
9780198530756
eISBN:
9780191730481
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198530756.001.0001
Subject:
Palliative Care, Patient Care and End-of-Life Decision Making

This is the fourth volume in an international, multi-contributed series aimed at providing practical, clinical guidance on how to deal with difficult symptoms related to specific cancer sites. In it, ... More


New Boundaries, New Relationships

LaTonya J. Trotter

in More Than Medicine: Nurse Practitioners and the Problems They Solve for Patients, Health Care Organizations, and the State

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9781501748141
eISBN:
9781501748172
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501748141.003.0005
Subject:
Political Science, Public Policy

This chapter evaluates how the presence of the nurse practitioner (NP) does not just signal changes in nursing work; it portends changes in medical work. Although real tensions exist between nurses ... More


Nursing’s Expertise

LaTonya J. Trotter

in More Than Medicine: Nurse Practitioners and the Problems They Solve for Patients, Health Care Organizations, and the State

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9781501748141
eISBN:
9781501748172
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501748141.003.0002
Subject:
Political Science, Public Policy

This chapter discusses the status and identity of the nurse practitioner (NP), which was not fully resolved until the mid-1980s. Nursing did eventually rally around NPs, so that today there is little ... More


Transformation of the Nonphysician Health Professions

Joanne Spetz, James F. Cawley, and Jon Schommer

in The Healthcare Professional Workforce: Understanding Human Capital in a Changing Industry

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780190215651
eISBN:
9780190215682
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190215651.003.0004
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health

Policymakers and healthcare leaders have highlighted the potential for nurse practitioners, physician assistants, and pharmacists to play a larger role in meeting healthcare needs. Each of these ... More


Gaining Status, Losing Ground

LaTonya J. Trotter

in More Than Medicine: Nurse Practitioners and the Problems They Solve for Patients, Health Care Organizations, and the State

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9781501748141
eISBN:
9781501748172
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501748141.003.0006
Subject:
Political Science, Public Policy

This chapter explores the ways in which the presence of the nurse practitioners (NPs) is both a cause and a consequence of the changing organization of medical work. While NPs are often thought of as ... More


More Than Medicine: Nurse Practitioners and the Problems They Solve for Patients, Health Care Organizations, and the State

LaTonya J. Trotter

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9781501748141
eISBN:
9781501748172
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501748141.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Public Policy

This book chronicles the everyday work of a group of nurse practitioners (NPs) working on the front lines of the American health care crisis as they cared for four hundred African American older ... More


From Medical Work to Clinic Work

LaTonya J. Trotter

in More Than Medicine: Nurse Practitioners and the Problems They Solve for Patients, Health Care Organizations, and the State

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9781501748141
eISBN:
9781501748172
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501748141.003.0003
Subject:
Political Science, Public Policy

This chapter examines how certain problems arrived on the nurse practitioners' (NPs) lists of things to do and how this arrival reflected both professional and organizational understandings of NP ... More


Organizational Care Work

LaTonya J. Trotter

in More Than Medicine: Nurse Practitioners and the Problems They Solve for Patients, Health Care Organizations, and the State

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9781501748141
eISBN:
9781501748172
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501748141.003.0004
Subject:
Political Science, Public Policy

This chapter investigates how the nurse practitioners' (NPs) performance of clinic work was at once a professional responsibility and an organizational one. Although the Forest Grove Elder Services' ... More


Conclusion

LaTonya J. Trotter

in More Than Medicine: Nurse Practitioners and the Problems They Solve for Patients, Health Care Organizations, and the State

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9781501748141
eISBN:
9781501748172
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501748141.003.0009
Subject:
Political Science, Public Policy

This concluding chapter argues that, although created as a solution to physician scarcity, the nurse practitioner (NP) is just as often working on the front lines of the care crisis. The Forest Grove ... More


Introduction

LaTonya J. Trotter

in More Than Medicine: Nurse Practitioners and the Problems They Solve for Patients, Health Care Organizations, and the State

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9781501748141
eISBN:
9781501748172
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501748141.003.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Public Policy

This introductory chapter provides a background of Forest Grove Elder Services and its nurse practitioners (NPs). It advances the notion of clinic work to illustrate the ways in which the Grove's NPs ... More


The Misrecognition of Social Problems

LaTonya J. Trotter

in More Than Medicine: Nurse Practitioners and the Problems They Solve for Patients, Health Care Organizations, and the State

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9781501748141
eISBN:
9781501748172
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501748141.003.0008
Subject:
Political Science, Public Policy

This chapter assesses the challenges faced by the Forest Grove Elder Services' social workers, providing a better understanding of the hurdles faced by the profession at large. State disinvestment in ... More


Perinatal depression across the world: Prevalence, risk factors, and detection in primary care

Michael W. O’Hara and Lisa S. Segre

in Perinatal Psychiatry: The legacy of Channi Kumar

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780199676859
eISBN:
9780191918346
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199676859.003.0011
Subject:
Clinical Medicine and Allied Health, Psychiatry

This chapter, like the entire volume, is dedicated to the memory of Channi Kumar. I first met Channi in August 1984 in Oakland, California, at the biennial meeting of the Marcé Society, hosted by ... More


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