alexa Abstract | Interprofessional Collaboration: Co-workers' Perceptions of Adding Nurse Practitioners to Primary Care Teams

Quality in Primary Care
Open Access

OMICS International organises 3000+ Global Conferenceseries Events every year across USA, Europe & Asia with support from 1000 more scientific Societies and Publishes 700+ Open Access Journals which contains over 50000 eminent personalities, reputed scientists as editorial board members.

Open Access Journals gaining more Readers and Citations

700 Journals and 15,000,000 Readers Each Journal is getting 25,000+ Readers

This Readership is 10 times more when compared to other Subscription Journals (Source: Google Analytics)

Research Article Open Access


Background: In 2005, nurse practitioners (NPs) were introduced into primary healthcare in British Columbia, Canada. However, no evaluation had been conducted to assess the integration of this new role.

Aim: To describe the impact of adding NPs to primary healthcare teams, one of several themes to emerge as part of a larger study.

Methods: This study used a multi-phase mixed methods design. This included surveying NPs about their practice patterns, and surveying and interviewing professionals who worked directly with NPs.

Results: Three themes related to collaboration emerged, including expectations for the role, interprofessional collaboration, and appropriateness of NP practice. Conclusion: Participants regarded the impact of adding an NP to primary healthcare teams as beneficial. This was demonstrated through the three emerging themes related to collaboration

To read the full article Peer-reviewed Article PDF image | Peer-reviewed Full Article image

Author(s): Esther SangsterGormley


Nurse Practitioner, interprofessional collaboration, interdisciplinary collaboration, healthcare teams, role integration., Comprehensive primary care, Innovative primary care, Quality in Primary care, Primary care clinic management, Advanced concepts in primary care

Peer Reviewed Journals
Make the best use of Scientific Research and information from our 700 + peer reviewed, Open Access Journals
International Conferences 2017-18
Meet Inspiring Speakers and Experts at our 3000+ Global Annual Meetings

Contact Us

© 2008-2017 OMICS International - Open Access Publisher. Best viewed in Mozilla Firefox | Google Chrome | Above IE 7.0 version