The Emerging Role of Advanced Practice Registered Nurses in Cardiology: Insights From the ACC APRN Survey

Advanced practice registered nurses (APRNs) continue to assume an increasing role in the care of individuals with cardiovascular disease. Although APRNs include nurse practitioners (NPs), clinical nurse specialists (CNSs), nurse anesthetists and nurse midwives, this article focuses on NPs and CNSs. Depending on their scope of practice and role, APRNs function across the continuum of care, and provide care in acute care facilities, nursing homes, primary care clinics, outpatient clinics and offices, and other areas. Read more. Follow Cardiology on Twitter using #CardiologyMag and get the full issue here.