The Role of the Family Nurse Practitioner in North Carolina

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The beginning:
The Role of the Family Nurse Practitioner in North Carolina
Introduction
According to Mathy Mezey, Diane McGivern and Eileen Sullivan Marx (2003, p. 4), the role of the Family Nurse Practitioner emerged out of:
general concern on the part of consumers about accessible, affordable, and humane care. Bolstered by the supportive health care environment of the 1960s and 1970s, nurse practitioners created a role that served populations in many settings and became more fully integrated into baccalaureate and master's nursing programs.
In this paper, I will discuss the changing face of the Family Nurse Practitioner (FNP) role in North Carolina. I will discuss educational requirements; licensing and certification procedures; and future shifts in...
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