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Advanced Practice Nursing
An overview of the training and practice of advanced practice nursing.
# 121950 | 7,000 words | 47 sources | APA | 2008 | US
Published on Dec 01, 2008 in Medical and Health (Nursing)

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This is two papers about advanced practice nursing, covering the training, education, standards and scope of practice. It identifies the different types of advanced practice - clinical nurse specialist, nurse anesthetist, nurse practitioner and advanced practice nurse, and describes the duties they perform.

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"An Advanced Practice Nurse, (APN), is a registered professional nurse who is currently licensed to practice and has obtained skills and knowledge through an advanced education program which is recognized by the State Board of Nurse Examiners. (Sherwood, Brown, Fay and Wardell) The APN plays an expanded role in nursing, providing care for individuals, families and/or groups in a wide range of settings, such as the home, hospitals, schools, community agencies, clinics, public and private, and in private practice. Some APNs practice independently, while others..."

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