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Nurse practitioners in the USA – their past, present and future: some implications for the health care management delivery system

Patrick Asubonteng (PhD Students in Organizational Studies at the Department of Health Services Administration, University of Alabama of Birmingham, USA.)
Karl J. McCleary (PhD Students in Organizational Studies at the Department of Health Services Administration, University of Alabama of Birmingham, USA.)
George Munchus (Professor of Management of the University of Alabama at Birmingham, USA.)

Health Manpower Management

ISSN: 0955-2065

Article publication date: 1 June 1995

Abstract

Chronicles the role of nurse practitioners from their early beginnings to the present. Not only examines this group′s history but also explores their present role in health care delivery. Discusses interprofessional relationships along with consumer perceptions of their function. Concludes with an analysis of the issues facing nurse practitioners and future implications for their viability.

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Asubonteng, P., McCleary, K.J. and Munchus, G. (1995), "Nurse practitioners in the USA – their past, present and future: some implications for the health care management delivery system", Health Manpower Management, Vol. 21 No. 3, pp. 3-10. https://doi.org/10.1108/09552069510092115

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