Advanced nursing practice: A global perspective

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dc.contributor.author Duffield, CM
dc.contributor.author Gardner, G
dc.contributor.author Chang, AM
dc.contributor.author Catling, C
dc.date.accessioned 2010-07-13T08:48:48Z
dc.date.issued 2009-01
dc.identifier.citation Collegian - Journal of Royal College of Nursing, Aust..., 2009, 16 (2), pp. 55 - 62
dc.identifier.issn 1322-7696
dc.identifier.other C1 en_US
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/10453/12560
dc.description.abstract To review the titles, roles and scope of practice of Advanced Practice Nurses internationally. Background: There is a worldwide shortage of nurses but there is also an increased demand for nurses with enhanced skills who can manage a more diverse, complex and acutely ill patient population than ever before. As a result, a variety of nurses in advanced practice positions has evolved around the world. The differences in nomenclature have led to confusion over the roles, scope of practice and professional boundaries of nurses in an international context. Method: CINAHL, MEDLINE, and the Cochrane database of Systematic Reviews were searched from 1987 to 2008. Information was also obtained through government health and professional organisation websites. All information in the literature regarding current and past status, and nomenclature of advanced practice nursing was considered relevant. Findings: There are many names for Advanced Practice Nurses, and although many of these roles are similar in their function, they can often have different titles. Conclusion: Advanced Practice Nurses are critical for the future, provide cost effective care and are highly regarded by patients/clients. They will be a constant and permanent feature of future health care provision. However, clarification regarding their classification and regulation is necessary in some countries.
dc.publisher Elsevier
dc.relation.hasversion Accepted manuscript version en_US
dc.relation.isbasedon 10.1177/2168479013495684
dc.rights NOTICE: this is the author’s version of a work that was accepted for publication in Collegian - Journal of Royal College of Nursing. Changes resulting from the publishing process, such as peer review, editing, corrections, structural formatting, and other quality control mechanisms may not be reflected in this document. Changes may have been made to this work since it was submitted for publication. A definitive version was subsequently published in Collegian - Journal of Royal College of Nursing, [VOL 16, ISSUE 2, (2009)] DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.colegn.2009.02.001 en_US
dc.subject Advanced practice, Nurse Practitioners, Clinical nurse specialist, Nurse roles, Work organisation, Literature review, Nursing
dc.subject Advanced practice, Nurse Practitioners, Clinical nurse specialist, Nurse roles, Work organisation, Literature review; Nursing
dc.title Advanced nursing practice: A global perspective
dc.type Journal Article
dc.parent Collegian - Journal of Royal College of Nursing, Aust...
dc.journal.volume 2
dc.journal.volume 16
dc.journal.number 2 en_US
dc.publocation Deakin, ACT en_US
dc.identifier.startpage 55 en_US
dc.identifier.endpage 62 en_US
dc.cauo.name FOH.Faculty of Health en_US
dc.conference Verified OK en_US
dc.for 1110 Nursing
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dc.classification.name Nursing en_US
dc.classification.type FOR-08 en_US
dc.edition en_US
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dc.description.keywords Advanced practice, Nurse Practitioners, Clinical nurse specialist, Nurse roles, Work organisation, Literature review en_US
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dc.description.keywords Advanced practice, Nurse Practitioners, Clinical nurse specialist, Nurse roles, Work organisation, Literature review
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pubs.organisational-group /University of Technology Sydney
pubs.organisational-group /University of Technology Sydney/Faculty of Health
pubs.organisational-group /University of Technology Sydney/Strength - Health Services and Practice Research


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