Buy this Article for $10.95

Have a coupon or promotional code? Enter it here:

When you buy this you'll get access to the ePub version, a downloadable PDF, and the ability to print the full article.


  1. Sexton, Julie Seif RN, BSN, CRNI
  2. Seldomridge, Lisa PhD, RN


In the current ever-changing healthcare environment, home infusion therapy has become commonplace. As home infusion becomes more advanced and the homecare patient is sicker, a more highly skilled nurse is needed to provide these complex therapies. The question is: Are nurses in home infusion therapy clinically and educationally prepared to meet the challenges and needs in this setting? A partial replication of MacPherson's 1999 study was conducted to determine the clinical and educational characteristics of the home infusion therapy nurse in a rural setting.