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Contemporary enrolled nursing practice: opportunities and issues.
Over the last decade, Australia, as with the rest of the developed world, has experienced a widespread labour market decline in the numbers of nurses in the health workforce. Concurrent with this… Expand
Australian enrolled nurses have their say – Part 2: Scope of practice
Abstract Determination of the scope of practice for enrolled nurses has been an ongoing issue in Australia, compounded by the existence of two regulated levels of nurse with often overlapping roles… Expand
Nursing documentation and nursing practice: a discourse analysis.
- M. Heartfield
- Journal of advanced nursing
- 1 July 1996
Nursing documentation exists as a daily reality of nurses' work. It is interpreted by some as the evidence of nursing actions and dismissed by others as a misrepresentation of nursing care. This… Expand
Mentoring for nurses in general practice: an Australian study
This paper presents findings from a project conducted to recommend a national framework for mentoring for general practice nurses in Australia. The first phase identified challenges and key issues;… Expand
Australian enrolled nurses have their say – Part 1: Teamwork and recognition
Abstract Nurses are a cornerstone to the Australian health care workforce and are under increasing pressure to respond to changes in health care demands, the redistribution of health care funding and… Expand
Development of the Nurse Practitioner Standards for Practice Australia
This article describes the context and development of the new Nurse Practitioner Standards for Practice in Australia, which went into effect in January 2014. The researchers used a mixed-methods… Expand
Competency standards and educational requirements for specialist breast nurses in Australia.
There is substantial evidence that Specialist Breast Nurses (SBNs) make an important contribution to improved outcomes for women with breast cancer, by providing information and support and promoting… Expand
Nursing and midwifery portfolios : evidence of continuing competence
Mentoring for nurses in general practice: national issues and challenges.
This paper reports the findings of a research project designed to identify national issues impacting on the development of a mentoring framework for nurses in general practice in Australia. The… Expand
Competency standards for nurses in general practice