Advanced Nursing Practice is a topical and emergent area of developing health practice, but as an area that is still developing it can also be seen as one of uncertainty. This authorative text provides helps understand ANP by offering a comprehensive overview of its evolution, including practice, theory and core concepts; and a wide review of the current clinical, strategic, educational and research developments in advanced practice.
This is an essential resource for Advanced Nurse Practitioners, their educators and mentors, and is a valuable resource for undergraduate student nurses, registered nurses and service managers.
Dave Barton is Academic Lead and Head of the Department of Nursing at the College of Human and Health Sciences, Swansea University, UK. Douglas Allen was formerly subject lead for Nursing, Midwifery and Community Health at the School of Health, Glasgow Caledonian University, UK.
1. The Evolution of Advanced Nursing Practice; David Barton.- 2. The Theoretical Context and Evidence Base; Helen Rushforth.- 3. Education for Competence; Lynne Gaskell, Susan Beaton and Lillian Neville.- 4. The Strategic, Cultural and Organisational challenges; Fiona Paul, Mark Cooper, Mike Sabin and Margaret Smith.- 5. Regulation, Governance and Professionalism; Sue First and Lucy Tomlins.- 6. Advanced Assessment and Clinical Decision Making; Wendy Mashlin.- 7. Non-Medical Prescribing; Amanda Armstrong.- 8. Public Health and Health Promotion; Michelle Anderson.- 9. Ethics and the role of the Advanced Nurse Practitioner; Rachel Duncan and Linda Nelson.- 10. Careers and career development for advanced practice; Hilary Walsgrove and Heather Griffith.- 11. The impact of new information and communication technologies on the development of advanced practice; Anne Cooper, Dawn Dowding and David Barrett.