台灣地區專科護理師與醫師助理實施現況

Translated title of the contribution: The Current Status of Clinical Nurse Specialists and Physician Assistants in Taiwan

盧美秀, 林秋芬, 林佳靜, 廖美南, 張丹蓉

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Abstract

The purpose of this study was to explore the current state of clinical nurse specialists (CNSs) and physician assistants (PAs) in Taiwan. The study sample consisted of 120 teaching hospitals, including 6 medical centers, 34 regional teaching hospitals, and 49 district teaching hospitals. Survey questionnaires were sent to the directors of nursing departments of these 120 teaching hospital. 89 directors completed and returned the questionnaire, for a 74.1% response rate. The major results were as follows: (1)Forty-three of the 89 hospitals had the positions of PA, CNS, professional nurse, advanced clinical nurse, nurse practitioner, and various other in addition to registered nurse titles. Nine of these hospitals used the title of CNS and 24 used the title of PA. (2)The number of PAs increased during the past 6 months. (3)The selection criteria, roles, job discription, and training programs were similar for CNSs and PAs.
Original languageTraditional Chinese
Pages (from-to)149-155
Number of pages7
Journal臺灣醫學
Volume3
Issue number2
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 1999

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Keywords

  • clinical nurse specialist
  • physician assistant

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