Rosemarie Valenti Grebe, RN, BSN, JD, is in the Family Nurse Practitioner Program, University of South Florida College of Nursing.
Acknowledgment: The author would like to thank Dr. Elaine Slocumb, Assistant Professor, University of South Florida, for her invaluable editorial assistance in the development of this manuscript.
Editor's Note: This article is being reprinted with permission from The Nurse Practitioner: The American Journal of Primary Health Care. 2007;32(12):39–44. Copyright © Lippincott Williams & Wilkins.