A 12-month evaluation of the impact of Transitional Emergency Nurse Practitioners in one metropolitan Emergency Department

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dc.contributor.author Fry, Margaret en_US
dc.contributor.author Fong, Jacqueline en_US
dc.contributor.author Asha, Stephen en_US
dc.contributor.author Arendts, Glenn en_US
dc.contributor.editor en_US
dc.date.accessioned 2012-10-12T03:34:28Z
dc.date.available 2012-10-12T03:34:28Z
dc.date.issued 2011 en_US
dc.identifier 2010001082 en_US
dc.identifier.citation Fry Margaret et al. 2011, 'A 12-month evaluation of the impact of Transitional Emergency Nurse Practitioners in one metropolitan Emergency Department', Elsevier, vol. 14, no. 1, pp. 4-8. en_US
dc.identifier.issn 1574-6267 en_US
dc.identifier.other C1 en_US
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/10453/18649
dc.description.abstract Objective To meet increasing work demand, the NSW government funded Transitional Emergency Nurse Practitioner (TENP) roles which would work within a Nurse Practitioner (NP) framework. The role provided opportunity for experienced nurses to, develop advanced practice skills, manage a range of patient conditions and injuries. Therefore, the aims of this study were to: (i) describe patient demographics and conditions managed within the TENP model; (ii) examine the efficiency and safety of TENP management; and (iii) evaluate the impact of the TENP role on the delivery of emergency services. Design A 12-month prospective observational study was conducted to evaluate the implementation of a TENP model. Setting A 550 bed University Referral Hospital St George Hospital providing around 50,000 admissions and 770,000 outpatient treatments annually to a catchment population of 250,000. Subjects Patients presenting with minor injuries and illnesses to one metropolitan emergency department (ED). The majority of patients seen were in triage categories 3, 4 and 5. en_US
dc.language en_US
dc.publisher Elsevier en_US
dc.title A 12-month evaluation of the impact of Transitional Emergency Nurse Practitioners in one metropolitan Emergency Department en_US
dc.parent Australian Journal of emergency nursing en_US
dc.journal.volume 14 en_US
dc.journal.number 1 en_US
dc.publocation Australia en_US
dc.identifier.startpage 4 en_US
dc.identifier.endpage 8 en_US
dc.cauo.name FOH.Faculty of Health en_US
dc.conference Verified OK en_US
dc.for 111000 en_US
dc.personcode 103222 en_US
dc.personcode 0000061346 en_US
dc.personcode 0000066042 en_US
dc.personcode 0000036650 en_US
dc.percentage 100 en_US
dc.classification.name Nursing en_US
dc.classification.type FOR-08 en_US
dc.edition en_US
dc.custom en_US
dc.date.activity en_US
dc.location.activity en_US
dc.description.keywords Nurse Practitioner; Emergency nurse practitioner; Advanced practice nursing; Independent practitioner en_US


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