Health Promotion Attitudes and Practices of Texas Nurse Practitioners
Article first published online: 24 MAY 2005
Journal of the American Academy of Nurse Practitioners
Volume 16, Issue 3, pages 125–133, March 2004
How to Cite
Reeve, K., Byrd, T. and Quill, B. E. (2004), Health Promotion Attitudes and Practices of Texas Nurse Practitioners. Journal of the American Academy of Nurse Practitioners, 16: 125–133. doi: 10.1111/j.1745-7599.2004.tb00383.x
- Issue published online: 24 MAY 2005
- Article first published online: 24 MAY 2005
- Health promotion;
- nurse practitioners;
- Healthy People 2010
The Purpose of this descriptive cross-sectional survey was to examine the health promotion attitudes and practices of Texas nurse practitioners (NPs).
Original research utilizing the Health Promotion Practices of Nurse Practitioners Instrument developed by the researcher and completed 442 Texas NPs.
Overall, Texas NPs have positive attitudes toward health promotion and are supportive of health promotion practices. However, the findings this study indicate that improvement can made in the adoption of certain health promotion practices.
Implications for Practice
The growing number of NPs providing care patients can significantly impact public health through consistent health promotion in clinical practice.