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The Neuroscience Nursing 2005 Role Delineation Study: Implications for Certification.

Villanueva, Nancy E.; Thompson, Hilaire J.; Macpherson, Brekk C.; Meunier, Kathleen E.; Hilton, Edith

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Abstract

colon; A task force appointed by the American Board of Neuroscience Nursing conducted a role delineation study to define current practice in neuroscience nursing. The results were used to validate the content matrix for future Certified Neuroscience Registered Nurse (CNRN) examinations. The study employed a survey design for which the Nursing Intervention Classification taxonomy was the guiding theoretical framework. The eligible sample included all current CNRNs and all members of the American Association of Neuroscience Nursing. An invitation to participate in an online survey was successfully e-mailed to 2,462 neuroscience nurses; the survey was completed by 477 respondents. They rated the performance and importance of 175 neuroscience nursing activities. On the basis of data analysis conducted by Schroeder Measurement Technologies, Inc., the task force recommended revisions to the CNRN examination matrix to reflect current practice in neuroscience nursing.

(C) 2006 American Association of Neuroscience Nurses

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