(Feb. 9, 2018) – Cizik School of Nursing Assistant Professor Linda Stafford, PhD, RN, is co-author of a peer-reviewed article in the January/March 2018 issue of Nursing Forum:
Hanks, R., Starnes-Ott, K., & Stafford, L. (2018). Patient advocacy at the APRN level: A direction for the future. Nursing Forum, 53(1), 5–11. DOI: 10.1111/nuf.12209
The article examines the existing patient advocacy research literature and existing advanced practice registered nurse (APRN) competencies to provide direction for further research on this critical role for the nursing profession.