Transition toward a nurse practitioner-managed clinic

Source: Journal of Cardiovascular Nursing, 2009, 24 (2) p.132-139

Follow this link for the abstract

Date of publication: March, 2009

Publication type: Journal article

In a nutshell: In the last five years, the Cleveland Clinic Preventive Cardiology and Rehabilitation Program has progressed from physician-based healthcare to management by advanced practice nurses, with considerable success. A survey of patients demonstrated satisfaction with the service, and laboratory results showed an improvement. The use of nurse practitioner-led clinics are an efficient and cost-effective way to provide cardiovascular risk reduction.

Length of publication: 8 pages

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Acknowledgement: PubMed

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