The importance of retaining professional identity within multidisciplinary advanced clinical practice

This week’s Blog is written by Emma Innes (@emmainnes3), Senior Lecturer in Advanced Clinical Practice and Matthew Harris (@mattdh86), Senior Lecturer in Pharmacology and Medicines Optimisation at the School of Nursing and Midwifery, Department of Midwifery and CPD at the University of Worcester (@UW_AdvPractice). Nurses continue to be the largest professional group embarking on the […]

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Clinical Nurse Specialist (CNS), Nurse Practitioner (NP), Advanced Clinical Practice Nurse (ACPN) or Advanced Practice Registered Nurse (APRN): What’s in a title? The ICN Guidelines on Advanced Practice Nursing (APN).

  By Jane Wray, Associate Editor EBN @livinginhope The International Council of Nurses (ICN) has recently updated its position statement on Advanced Practice Nursing (APN)1, an acknowledgment of the significant evolution of this role since its previous statement of 2008. Growing demands on healthcare as a consequence of changing population health needs coupled with service […]

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