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  1. Gilliss, C. L. and Davis, L. L., Primary care and advanced practice nursing: Past, present and future, in Advanced practice nursing: Emphasizing common roles, 2nd Ed., edited by Stanley, J. M. (2005), pp. 122-145, F. A. Davis Co., Philadelphia, PA
    (last updated on 2011/07/21)

    Chapter Objectives. After completing this chapter, the reader will be able to: 1 Analyze socioeconomic and political forces contributing to the continued emphasis on primary care systems in the United States. 2 Synthesize the implications of various health care work force projections for emerging primary care systems in the first half of the twenty-first century. 3 Weigh the advantages and disadvantages of using the following methods for evaluating advanced practice nursing in primary care settings:(a) classification of patient encounters, (b) comparison in standards of care, and (c) documentation of functions of primary care. 4 Explore facilitating and inhibiting factors influencing advanced practice nursing in emerging primary care systems. 5 Articulate a personal philosophy on the nature and scope of advanced practice nursing skills and primary care services.