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Table 1 Characteristics of the nurse practitioner (NP) study informants and their colleagues

From: A study of macro-, meso- and micro-barriers and enablers affecting extended scopes of practice: the case of rural nurse practitioners in Australia

Descriptive Characteristics Number
Primary Informants 15
 Nurse Practitioners (1 not employed in an NP role) 13
 NP Candidates (1 RIPERN* endorsed, 1 CNC †) 2
Secondary Informants (Colleagues of the Primary Informants) 5
 Nurse Practitioner – not employed as an NP 1
 Nurse Practitioner candidate 1
 Allied Health Professionals 3
Locations(including Colleagues)  
 MMM2 4
 MMM3 6
 MMM4 4
 MMM5 3
 MMM6 1
 MMM7 2
Specialty (including Colleagues)  
 Primary Care 6
 Chronic Care (including 2 colleagues) § 5
 Aged Care (including 2 colleagues) § 5
 Emergency or Critical Care (including 1 endorsed NP colleague) 5
  1. *Rural and Isolated Practice Endorsed Registered Nurse
  2. † Clinical Nurse Consultant
  3. ‡ Modified Monash Model (MMM) Classification [38]
  4. § 1 NP informant worked across both aged and chronic care specialties