Posts Tagged ‘APRN’

National Study: Pandemic, Oversight Waivers Impact Advanced Practice Nurses

November 11, 2020

Preliminary results from a national survey reveal how the COVID-19 pandemic has impacted advanced practice registered nurses (APRNs), while findings related to the temporary easing of practice restrictions show little effect on APRN practice. In states with restrictive practice requirements, barriers that impact patient care and access continued to exist despite waivers issued to help…

Nurse researchers study expanded autonomy for advanced practice nurses during pandemic

July 2, 2020

Nurse leaders from three prominent nursing schools in Tennessee are conducting a national study to measure the impact of a decision by state leaders to waive physician oversight of advanced practice registered nurses (APRNs) during the COVID-19 pandemic. As the COVID-19 pandemic grew in the U.S., governors in 16 states, including Tennessee, waived select requirements…

VUSN and VUMC researchers receive FAANP funding for Choosing Wisely collaborative study

August 10, 2017

A collaborative project led by a Vanderbilt University School of Nursing researcher and Vanderbilt University Medical Center’s Associate Nursing Officer for Advanced Practice has received funding from the Fellows of the American Association of Nurse Practitioners (FAANP) to roll out a national pilot project aimed at demonstrating the influence of nurse practitioners in reducing unnecessary…