Rowley, Tom DNP, APRN, FNP-C (Family Nurse Practitioner)1; Balk, Julie DNP, APRN, FNP-BC (Professor)2; Guo, Jia-Wen PhD, RN (Assistant Professor)1; Wallace, Andrea S. PhD, RN (Associate Professor)1
1College of Nursing, University of Utah, Salt Lake City, Utah,
2School of Nursing and Health Sciences, Westminster College, Salt Lake City, Utah
Correspondence: Thomas Rowley, DNP, APRN, FNP-C, College of Nursing, University of Utah, 10 South 2000 East, Salt Lake City, UT 84112. Tel: 801-213-3303; Fax: 801-213-3660; E-mail: [email protected]
Competing interests: The authors report no conflicts of interest.
Author's contributions: T. Rowley and J. Balk developed the initial draft of the manuscript and obtained permission from DOPL for participant contact information; J. W. Guo and T. Rowley performed the survey development, data extraction, and data analysis; A. Wallace assisted with study development and design and was the primary editor of the manuscript; All authors reviewed and revised the manuscript for final submission.
Funding: A $500 grant was awarded from Utah Nurse Practitioners and used as funding for this study. The grant was used to pay for the DOPL fee for APRN contact information and purchase gift cards used to attract participants and encourage survey completion.