The following publications on this page are hand-picked by the editor of IAPN as more influential on the overall international APN role and have implications beyond that of a specific country. This by no means is a comprehensive list.
De Geest, S., Moons, P., Callens, B., Gut., C., Lindpainter, L., & Sprig, R. (2008). Introducting advanced practice nurses/nurse practitioners in health care systems: A framework for reflection and analysis. Swiss Med Weekly, 138(43-44),621-628.
Delamaire, M. & Lafortune, G. (2010). Nurses in advanced roles: A description and evaluation of experiences in 12 developed countries. OECD Health Working Papers, 54, OECD Publishing.http://dx.doi.org/10.1787/5kmbrcfms5g7-en
Dierick-van Daele, A. (2010). The Introduction of the Nurse Practitioner in General Practice [electronic publication]. Schering-Plough. Retrieved from: http://arno.unimaas.nl/show.cgi?fid=20140
Dimitriadou, A., Lavdanti, M., Theofanidis, D., Psychogiou, M., Minasidou, E. … Sapountzi-Krepia, D. (2008). Interprofessional collaboration and collaboration among nursing staff members in Northern Greece. International Journal of Caring Sciences. 1(3),140-146
Egerod, I., Kaldan, G., Nordentoft, S., Larsen, A., Herling, S. F., Thomsen, T., & Endacott, R. (2021). Skills, competencies, and policies for Advanced Practice Critical Care Nursing in Europe: A scoping review. Nurse Education in Practice, 54, 103142. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.nepr.2021.103142
Fagerström, L. & Glasberg, A.L. (2011). The first evaluation of the advanced practice nurse role in Finland – The perspective of nurse leaders. Journal of Nursing Management, 19, 925-932. doi:10.1111/j.1365-2834.2011.01280.x
HAI Europe (2012). The next chapter in promotion of healthcare professionals: Nurse prescribers [fact sheet]. Retrieved from: http://haieurope.org/wp-content/uploads/2012/02/27-July-2011-HAI-Europe-Nurse-Prescribers-Factsheet.pdf
Imhof, L., Naef, R., Wallhagen, M.I., Schartz, J., & Mahrer-Imhof, R. (2012). Effects of an advanced practice nurse in-home health consultation program for community-dwelling persons aged 80 and older. Journal of the American Geriatrics Society. 60(12),2223-2231. doi: 10.1111/jgs.12026
Jokiniemi, K., Meretoja, R., Haatainen, K., & Pietilä, A-M. (2014). Advanced Practice Nursing Roles: The Phases of the Successful Role Implementation Process. International Journal of Caring Sciences 7, 946-954.
Kang, Y. (2005). Development of advanced practice nurses in South Korea. Applied Nursing Research, 18(4), 226-227.
Kondo, A. (2013). Advanced practice nurses in Japan: Education and Related Issues. Journal of Nursing Care, S5(4),1-6. doi:10.4172/2167-1168.S5-004
Lindblad, E., Hallman, E.B., Gillsjo, C., Lindblad, U., & Fagerstom, L. (2010). Experiences of the new role of advanced practice nurses in Swedish primary health care–A qualitative study. International Journal of Nursing Practice, 16, 69-74. doi:10.1111/j.1440-172X.2009.01810.x
Pulcini, J., Jelic, M., Gul, R, Loke, A.Y. (2009). An international survey on advanced practice nursing, education, practice, and regulation. Journal of Nursing Scholarship, 42(1),31-39. doi: 10.1111/j.1547-5069.2009.01322.x
Rechel, B., Dubois, C.A., & McKee, M. (Eds.) (2006). The Health Care Workforce in Europe: Learning from experience. World Health Organization: Copenhagen, Denmark. Retrieved from: http://www.euro.who.int/__data/assets/pdf_file/0008/91475/E89156.pdf
Robinson, S. & Griffiths, P. (2007). Nursing education and regulation: International profiles and perspectives [online publication]. Retrieved from:http://eprints.soton.ac.uk/348772/1/NurseEduProfiles.pdf
Sastre-Fullana, et al. (2020). Visual analysis of global comparative mapping of the practice domains of the nurse practitioner/advanced practice nursing role in respondent countries. Journal of the American Association of Nurse Practitioners. 33(7),496-505. doing:10.1097/JXX.0000000000000458
Savrin, C. (2009). Growth and development of the nurse practitioner role around the globe. Journal of Pediatric Health Care 23, (5),310-314.
Scober, M. (2018). Global emergence of nurse practitioner/advanced practice nursing roles. Journal of the American Association of Nurse Practitioners, 30 (4) 182-184, doi: 10.1097/JXX.0000000000000029
Sheer, B. & Wong, F.K.Y. (2008). The development of advanced nursing practice globally. Journal of Nursing Scholarship, 40(3),204-211.
Sprig, R., Nicca, D., Voggensperger, J., Unger, M., Werder, V. & Niepmann, S. (2004). The advanced nursing practice team as a model for HIV/AIDS caregiving in Switzerland. Journal of the Association of Nurses in AIDS Care. 15(3),47-55. doi:10.1177/1055329003261960
Sprig, R., Schwendimann, R., Spichiger, E., Cignacco, E., & De Geest, S. (2009). The leadership role of the Institute of nursing Science, University of Basel in launching advanced practice nursing in the German speaking European countrires. Universitat Basel. Retrieved from: http://nursing.unibas.ch/fileadmin/pflege/redaktion/Institut/090206_ANP_ICN_Website.pdf
Stordeur, S. & Leonard, C. (2010). Challenges in physician supply planning: The case of Belgium. Human Resources for Health, 8(28),1-11. doi:10.1186/1478-4491-8-28
Thompson, W. & Meskell, P. (2012). Evaluation of an advanced nurse practitioner (emergency care). Journal for Nurse Practitioners, 8(3), 200-205. Retrieved from: http://www.medscape.com/viewarticle/760656
Wong, F.K., Peng, G., Kan, E.C. (2010). Description and evaluation of an initiative to develop advanced practice nurses in Mainland China. Nurse Educator Today, 30, 344-349.
Zug, K.E., De Bortoli Cassiani, S.H., Pulcini, J., Bassalobre Garcia, A., Aguierre-Boza, F., & Park, J. (2016). Advanced practice nursing in Latin America and the Caribbean: Regulation education and practice. Revisita Latino-Americana de Enfermagem. 24(2016). doi:10.1590/1518-8345.1615.2807