Advanced practice roles are gaining attention nationwide as health care reform becomes a reality. Through the actions of its advanced practice councils and Congress of Nursing Practice, the American Nurses’ Association has been instrumental in merging the roles of clinical nurse specialists and nurse practitioners into an advanced clinical practice role. This paper examines issues related to advanced clinical practice in critical care.
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Advance Practice Nursing| November 01 1993
Advanced Clinical Practice: A Reconceptualized Role
Michaelene P. Mirr, RN, PhD, CCRN
From the Department of Adult Health Nursing, University of Wisconsin—Eau Claire, Eau Claire, Wisconsin.
Reprint requests to Michaelene P. Mirr, RN, PhD, CCRN, University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire, P.O. Box 4004, Eau Claire, WI 54702.
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AACN Adv Crit Care (1993) 4 (4): 599–602.
Michaelene P. Mirr; Advanced Clinical Practice: A Reconceptualized Role. AACN Adv Crit Care 1 November 1993; 4 (4): 599–602. doi:
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