Linical Nurse Specialist/Nurse Practitioner as leader

A critical evaluation of the meaning of advanced practice in relation to the clinical nurse specialist

a critical analysis of the challanges of advanced practice in relation to national guidelines

a critical discussion of the relevance of professional leadership to advanced practice

assignment to include:-

1 defining advanced practice in health care

2 the concept of professiona leadership in relation to accoutability

3 the role of the professional leader in developing practice
professional leadership and advanced practice

4 application of evidence to clinical guidelines and competency

5 professional leader in teaching clinical skills

6 practitioner as researcher

7 role of evidence in clinical decision making

8 barriers to applying decision making in practice
harvard referencing

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Buckingham c,d, Adams classifying clinical decision making a unifying approach Journal of advanced nursing 32.4 pp 981 -989

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Harbison, J 2001, clinical decision making in nursing theoretical,perspectives and their relevance to practice journal of advanced nursing 35.1 pp126 133

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Webbweburn Tate (1999)Leadership in Nursing Churchill Livingston

Policy Documents from the Department of Health for the last 10 years.

NMC professional code of conduct

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