In 2002, the Council of Ontario University Programs in Nursing (COUPN) began a nurse practitioner continuing education pilot program. The Centre for Rural and Northern Health Research (CRaNHR), Laurentian University, was commissioned by COUPN to evaluate the pilot program.
"Evaluating Continuing Education for Rural Nurse Practitioners: Literature Review and Annotated Summary" is part of the evaluation final report titled An Evaluation of the Rural and Northern Ontario Nurse Practitioner Continuing Education Project, authored by K. Tilleczek, L. Liboiron-Grenier, and R.W. Pong.
"Evaluating Continuing Education for Rural Nurse Practitioners: Literature Review and Annotated Summary" summarizes Canadian and international studies that examine the learning needs of nurse practitioners and the outcomes of continuing education programs.