Research by: Holly Kennedy-‐Symonds MHSc, Amra Dizdarevic MSN FHNP, K. B., MSN FHNP, Trisha Stolle, MSN FHNP, Sanda Islik BScN, Beth Donaldson MD, Peter House MD Context Family Health Nurse Practitioners (FHNP) are trained in primary care delivery, including the diagnosis and management of common health conditions, in collaborative practice. However these capable practitioners are still under‐employed […]
The FHNPs practicing in a shared care model is successful, as evidenced by service demand and team engagement. This role is effective & efficient, improving access, continuity and quality in primary care; building the overall capacity of the primary care team.
Nurse Practitioners (NP’s) are advanced practice registered nurses who have completed graduate-level education and are trained to assess, diagnose and treat common conditions. They have an extensive scope of practice and many areas of expertise including pediatric care, palliative care, urgent care and preventative care.