Chapter 15. Advanced Nursing Practice in the Community

  1. David Sines Professor Executive Dean1,
  2. Mary Saunders Head1 and
  3. Janice Forbes-Burford Manager2
  1. Katrina Maclaine Principal Lecturer

Published Online: 27 OCT 2009

DOI: 10.1002/9781444316247.ch15

Community Health Care Nursing, Fourth Edition

Community Health Care Nursing, Fourth Edition

How to Cite

Maclaine, K. (2009) Advanced Nursing Practice in the Community, in Community Health Care Nursing, Fourth Edition (eds D. Sines, M. Saunders and J. Forbes-Burford), Wiley-Blackwell, Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9781444316247.ch15

Editor Information

  1. 1

    Faculty of Health & Social Care, London South Bank University, London, UK

  2. 2

    NHS South West, Essex, UK

Author Information

  1. Faculty of Health & Social Care, London South Bank University, London, UK

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 27 OCT 2009
  2. Published Print: 15 MAY 2009

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9781405183406

Online ISBN: 9781444316247

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Keywords:

  • advanced nursing practice in community;
  • National Health Service (NHS);
  • advanced nursing practice;
  • scope of practice, standards and competencies of advanced practice nurse;
  • advanced nursing versus nursing;
  • advanced nursing practice and autonomous practice;
  • advanced versus specialist;
  • advanced nursing versus advanced health care professionals;
  • nurse practitioner/advanced nurse practitioner;
  • NP education programme in UK and NP role benefits

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • Why advanced nursing practice?

  • What is advanced nursing practice?

  • Do titles matter?

  • Nurse practitioners – history and development

  • The community matron – history and development

  • Nurse consultant – history and development

  • Conclusion

  • References