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Development, Implementation, and Satisfaction With a Nurse Practitioner Professional Ladder: A Children's HospitalExperience

2 days ago   |   By Journal of Pediatric Health Care

This article describes the development and implementation of a nurse practitioner professional ladder at a large freestanding urban pediatric hospital. The NPPL was created to recognize advanced practice registered nurses and differentiate levels of clinical expertise, role development, leadership, and professional contributions into a three-tiered approach, designated as NP I, NP II, and NP III. The results of a nurse practitioner satisfaction survey at Year 2 and Year 4 after the development of the NPPL are summarized.
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