The changing context of advanced practice nursing within the UK community care setting

Hill, Barry, Diamond-Fox, Sadie and Mitchell, Aby (2021) The changing context of advanced practice nursing within the UK community care setting. British Journal of Community Nursing, 26 (12). pp. 581-586. ISSN 1462-4753

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Advanced practice nursing (APN) roles have developed partly to address demand and workforce issues. In community care settings and general practice, an advanced nursing practitioner is generally understood to mean a nurse who has undertaken additional education and training in clinical assessment, including history-taking and physical examination, clinical reasoning and independent prescribing, so they can safely manage patients presenting with undifferentiated and undiagnosed conditions. Capabilities in the Skills for Health framework cover everything from communication and consultation skills, practising holistically and personalised care, to working with colleagues and in teams. The framework is intended to ensure advanced nursing practitioners work to an advanced level. It is also designed to support them to demonstrate and evidence their capabilities to service commissioners, employers, people accessing healthcare and the public.

Item Type: Article
Uncontrolled Keywords: advanced nursing practice, advanced practitioner, nursing, primary care
Subjects: B700 Nursing
L900 Others in Social studies
Department: Faculties > Health and Life Sciences > Nursing, Midwifery and Health
Depositing User: John Coen
Date Deposited: 22 Dec 2021 14:11
Last Modified: 02 Jun 2022 03:30

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