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A dynamic learning community must have access to the latest information.  NNPRFTC is committed to doing its part in this exploding information age.  Our list of resources, research, publications, and presentations is frequently updated.

Useful Links:

Doctors of Nursing Practice

Virginia Henderson Library

USC Annenberg Center for Health Journalism


Listing of NP Related Publications, Presentations, and Research Findings That May Be of Interest:


Auerbach DI, Straiger DO, Buerhaus PI.Growing ranks of advanced practice clinicians-implications for the physician workforce.N Engl J Med. 2018;378(25):2358-2360.


Barnes H, Richards MR, McHugh MD, Martsolf G.Rural and non-rural primary care physician practices increasingly rely on nurse practitioners.Health Aff. 2018;37(6):908-914.


Bush CT, Lowery B.Postgraduate nurse practitioner education: Impact on job satisfaction.The Journal for Nurse Practitioners. 2016;12(4):226-234.


Bush CT.Postgraduate nurse practitioner training: What nurse executives need to know.J Nurs Adm. 2014;44(12):625-627.


Carter EJ, Mastro K, Vose C, Rivera R, Larson EL.Clarifying the conundrum: Evidence-based practice, quality improvement, or research?The clinical scholarship continuum.J Nurs Adm. 2017;47(5):266-270.


Conover C, Richards R.Economic benefits of less restrictive regulation of advanced practice nurses in North Carolina.Nurs Outlook. 2015;63(5):585-592.


Eller LS, Lev EL, Feurer A.Key components of an effective mentoring relationship: A qualitative study.Nurs Educ Today. 2014;34(5):815-820.


Englander R, Cameron T, Ballard AJ, Dodge J, Bull J, Aschenbrener CA.Toward a common taxonomy of competency domains for the health professions and competencies for physicians.Academic Medicine. 2013;88(8):1088-1094.


Firth S, Marsan L. For NPs, residency programs gain favor stumbling blocks include financing, internal tensions. MEDPAGE TODAY Web site.https://www.medpagetoday.com/publichealthpolicy/medicaleducation/59950. Updated 2016.


Flinter M, Bamrick K.Training the next generation: Residency and fellowship programs for nurse practitioners in community health centers.Community Health Center, Incorporated, 2017; 2017.


Flinter M, Hart AM.Thematic elements of the postgraduate NP residency year and transition to the primary care provider role in a federally qualified health center.Journal of Nursing Education and Practice. 2016;7(1):95.


Flinter M. Hearing on:Addressing primary care access and workforce challenges: Voices from the field. 2014.


Flinter M.From new nurse practitioner to primary care provider: Bridging the transition through FQHC-based residency training.OJIN: The Online Journal of Issues in Nursing. 2012;17(1).


Flinter M.Residency programs for primary care nurse practitioners in federally qualified health centers: A service perspective.Online Journal of Issues in Nursing. 2005;10(3).


Forni PM.Choosing civility: The twenty-five rules of considerate conduct.Macmillan; 2002.


Gardenier D, Todd BA, Davis EL.Do nurse practitioners need postgraduate training?The Journal for Nurse Practitioners. 2016;12(4):224-225.


Hart AM, Bowen A.New nurse practitioners’ perceptions of preparedness for and transition into practice.The Journal for Nurse Practitioners. 2016;12(8):545-552.


Hart AM, Macnee CL.How well are nurse practitioners prepared for practice: Results of a 2004 questionnaire study.J Am Acad Nurse Pract. 2007;19(1):35-42.

19 Hicks, K., Rico, J., & Beauchesne, M. (2018). Core curriculum and competencies: A multi-site analysis of postgraduate training programs for primary care nurse practitioners. Journal of Professional Nursing; DOI: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.profnurs.2017.12.012


Josiah Macy Jr. Foundation. Conference summary:Improving environments for learning in the health professions.Josiah Macy Jr. Foundation. 2018.


MacKay M, Glynn D, McVey C, Rissmiller P.Nurse practitioner residency programs and transition to practice. 2018;53(2):156-160.


McComiskey C, Simone S, Schofield D, et al.Professional advancement for advanced practice clinicians.The Journal for Nurse Practitioners. 2018;14(1):17. e5.


McDonagh JG, Haren WB, Valvano M, et al. Cultural change:Implementation of a recovery program in a veterans health administration medical center inpatient unit.Journal of the American Psychiatric Nurses Association. 2018:1078390318786024.


Nicely KLW, Fairman J.Postgraduate nurse practitioner residency programs: Supporting transition to practice.Academic Medicine. 2015;90(6):707-709.


Richert A, Campbell K, Rodríguez J, Borowsky I, Parikh R, Colwell A.ACU workforce column.J Health Care Poor Underserved. 2013;24(4).


Roach-Serry T.Choosing civility.Presentation to Nurses Organization of Veterans Affairs. June, 2012.


Rugen KW, Dolansky MA, Dulay M, King S, Harada N.Evaluation of veterans affairs primary care nurse practitioner residency: Achievement of competencies.Nurs Outlook. 2018;66(1):25-34.


Rugen KW, Harada N, Harrington F, Dolansky MA, Bowen JL.Nurse practitioner residents’ perceptions of competency development during a year-long immersion in veterans affairs primary care: A qualitative study.Nurs Outlook. 2018.


Rugen KW, Speroff E, Zapatka SA, Brienza R.Veterans affairs interprofessional nurse practitioner residency in primary care: A competency-based program.The Journal for Nurse Practitioners. 2016;12(6):e273.


Rugen KW, Watts SA, Janson SL, et al.Veteran affairs centers of excellence in primary care education: Transforming nurse practitioner education.Nurs Outlook. 2014;62(2):78-88.


Schmitt K.Can nurse practitioners solve the country’s primary care shortage?USC Annenberg Center for Health Journalism Web site. Updated 2018.


Sciacca K, Reville B.Evaluation of nurse practitioners enrolled in fellowship and residency programs: Methods and trends.The Journal for Nurse Practitioners. 2016;12(6):e280.


Traczynski J, Udalova V.Nurse practitioner independence, health care utilization, and health outcomes. 2013.


Zapatka SA, Conelius J, Edwards J, Meyer E, Brienza R.Pioneering a primary care adult nurse practitioner interprofessional fellowship.The Journal for Nurse Practitioners. 2014;10(6):378-386.