Nurse practitioners are an integral member of the interdisciplinary health care team. Their integration into hospitals and health systems is common practice; however, primary care–trained nurse practitioners working in the inpatient setting pose a unique challenge for the nurse administrator. This article presents a description of nurse practitioner scope of practice as it relates to the inpatient setting and an experiential framework that the nurse administrator may use to navigate this challenge.
ASJC Scopus subject areas
- Leadership and Management