Understanding the role of nurse practitioners in Canada. Journal Articles uri icon

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  • The practice of medicine and nursing continues to evolve as a result of changes in knowledge, technology and health care needs. New areas of specialization have developed and, in particular, the roles and duties of registered nurses have been expanded. This expansion has enabled nurses with advanced education and skills to function as independent and interdependent clinicians who practise in partnership with physicians and other health care professionals.


  • Worster, Andrew
  • Sardo, Arlene
  • Thrasher, Christine
  • Fernandes, Christopher
  • Chemeris, Elaine

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  • 2005