Robert B. Chevalier, M.D., F.A.C.P.; Shirley A. Ross, R.N.; Beverly C. Flynn, Ph.D.
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The Family Nurse Practitioner Program at the Indiana University Schools of Medicine and Nursing is one of seven new programs designed to train registered nurses to assume greater responsibility in primary care practice. Sixteen nurses completed the 6-month training program in December 1972 and are practicing with internists, pediatricians, and family practitioners. The 3-month didactic portion of the program at the University Medical Center consists of lectures, demonstrations, and clinic experience in medicine, pediatrics, obstetrics-gynecology, psychiatry, and surgery and an intensive physical diagnosis course. Trainees then spend 3 months in an office setting with preceptors; each student works with three
Chevalier RB, Ross SA, Flynn BC. Family Nurse Practitioners for Internists in Primary Care.. Ann Intern Med. 1973;78:835. doi: 10.7326/0003-4819-78-5-835_2
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Published: Ann Intern Med. 1973;78(5):835.
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