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Advanced nursing practice roles

Closing the knowledge gap

Ko, Arthur, PhD; Burson, Rosanne, DNP, APRN, ACNS-BC; Mianecki, Therese, PhD, RN

doi: 10.1097/01.NUMA.0000553494.24977.2d

To realize organizational goals centered on cost and quality, healthcare leaders should understand the potential of and provide support for advanced nursing roles. This research project assessed participants' understanding of the distinction between APRN and clinical nurse leader roles, as well as the roles of doctorally prepared nurses.

In Detroit, Mich., Arthur Ko is graduate school faculty in the College of Health Professions and Rosanne Burson is an associate professor in the College of Health Professions and McAuley School of Nursing at University of Detroit Mercy; Therese Mianecki is a nurse researcher at Henry Ford Hospital.

The authors have disclosed no financial relationships related to this article.

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