The Changing Role of Nurses

AHRQ's Director and Senior Advisor for Nursing discuss nursing trends and the role of nurses at the Agency.

AHRQ's Special Advisor for Nursing, Beth Collins Sharp, was interviewed for the December 2012 issue of Research Activities. She provided valuable insights into trends in nursing, the importance of nurses in research, and the role of nurses at AHRQ. 

In a companion From the Director column, Carolyn Clancy cites examples of nursing leadership in several HHS agencies, and the involvement of nurses in several high-profile initiatives funded by AHRQ.  

Select to access the reprint (PDF file - 155 KB).

Select to read the article and Dr. Clancy's companion column in Research Activities.

Reprints (AHRQ Publication No. 13-RA003-1) are available from AHRQ's Publications Clearinghouse.