Advanced nursing practice: A global perspective

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dc.contributor.author Duffield, Christine en_US
dc.contributor.author Gardner, Glenn en_US
dc.contributor.author Chang, Anne en_US
dc.contributor.author Catling, Christine en_US
dc.contributor.editor en_US
dc.date.accessioned 2010-07-13T08:48:48Z
dc.date.available 2010-07-13T08:48:48Z
dc.date.issued 2009 en_US
dc.identifier 2008004954 en_US
dc.identifier.citation Duffield Christine et al. 2009, 'Advanced nursing practice: A global perspective', Elsevier, vol. 16, no. 2, pp. 55-62. en_US
dc.identifier.issn 1322-7696 en_US
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. en_US
dc.language en_US
dc.publisher Elsevier en_US
dc.relation.hasversion Accepted manuscript version en_US
dc.relation.isbasedon http://dx.doi.org/10.1177/2168479013495684 en_US
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.title Advanced nursing practice: A global perspective en_US
dc.parent Collegian - Journal of Royal College of Nursing, Aust... en_US
dc.journal.volume 16 en_US
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 111000 en_US
dc.personcode 840194 en_US
dc.personcode 0000032870 en_US
dc.personcode 0000050170 en_US
dc.personcode 995204 en_US
dc.percentage 100 en_US
dc.classification.name Nursing en_US
dc.classification.type FOR-08 en_US
dc.edition en_US
dc.custom en_US
dc.date.activity en_US
dc.location.activity en_US
dc.description.keywords Advanced practice, Nurse Practitioners, Clinical nurse specialist, Nurse roles, Work organisation, Literature review en_US
dc.staffid 995204 en_US


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