Development of nurse specialists/advanced practitioners in Ireland.

  title={Development of nurse specialists/advanced practitioners in Ireland.},
  author={Sheelagh Wickham},
  journal={British journal of nursing},
  volume={12 1},
An Bord Altranais (Irish Nursing Board) published "Report of the Commission on Nursing: A Blueprint for the Future" in 1998. This report was the result of collaborative work among those involved in nursing in Ireland. It recommended the establishment of clinical career pathways, which would allow a nurse with extensive experience and advanced expertise, as well as an appropriate course, to be recognized as a clinical nurse specialist. Further advancement along this pathway could possibly enable… CONTINUE READING