Determining the Role of the Nurse with a Doctor of Nursing Practice Degree

Anna Song Beeber, PhD, RN; Cheryl Jones, PhD, RN, FAAN; Carrie Palmer DNP, RN, ANP-BC; Julee Waldrop DNP, PNP-BC; Mary Lynn PhD, RN CONCLUSIONS AND IMPLICATIONS FOR POLICY 1)Prior studies have not examined the role of the DNP in non-academic settings, nor have the perspectives of non-academic employers been assessed. 2)The role of the DNP-prepared… Read more »

How Might the Move Toward a Baccalaureate-Prepared Nursing Workforce Affect the Supply of Nurses in Rural and Underserved Communities?

Authors: Erica Richman, PhD, MSW; Julie Spero, MSPH; Erin Fraher, PhD, MPP Presentation at Academy Health’s Annual Research Meeting June 27, 2016   Presentation Overview: We will use North Carolina to frame challenges and opportunities regarding: Current nursing workforce “Education mobility” nurses — those who entered workforce with ADN and have gone on to BSN… Read more »

The Nursing Workforce: Trends and Challenges

Author: Erin Fraher, PhD, MPP Presentation to NCGA Joint Legislative Workforce Development System Reform Oversight Committee March 1, 2016   Presentation Overview: Basic statistics on licensed practical nurses, registered nurses, nurse practitioners and certified nurse midwives Education Supply Distribution Challenges facing NC’s nursing workforce Maldistribution by geography and setting Lack of diversity The shift to… Read more »

The Nursing Workforce: Navigating through Transformative Health System Change

Erin Fraher, PhD, MPP January 20, 2016 Center for Interdisciplinary Health Workforce Studies Webinar Dr. Erin Fraher discussed possibilities for retooling the existing nursing workforce to meet the demands of the changing healthcare system in a webinar for the Center for Interdisciplinary Health Workforce Studies at Montana State University. Her presentation explored the education, practice, and regulatory frameworks that… Read more »

The Nursing Workforce in North Carolina: Challenges and Opportunities

Future of Community College Nursing Education Meeting North Carolina Community College System Part 1 •The NC Health Professions Data System: who are we and why should you trust our data? •Do we (will we) have a nursing shortage in North Carolina? •The current nursing workforce—how do ADN nurses differ from nurses with a baccalaureate degree… Read more »

Trends in the Nursing Workforce in North Carolina

Charlotte AHEC Regional Nursing Deans and Directors Meeting September 11, 2014 Background on the NC Health Professions Data System Licensed Practical Nurses Registered Nurses Nurse Practitioner Specialty Definitions Certified Nurse Midwifery data presented at NC General Assembly in Feb 2014