Enhancing scope of practice for the second level nurse: a change process to meet growing demand for rural health services.

@article{Nankervis2008EnhancingSO,
  title={Enhancing scope of practice for the second level nurse: a change process to meet growing demand for rural health services.},
  author={Katrina Nankervis and Amanda Kenny and Melanie Bish},
  journal={Contemporary nurse},
  year={2008},
  volume={29 2},
  pages={159-73}
}
This article reports on Australian research, funded by the Victorian Department of Human Services Nurse Policy Branch and conducted in two rural Victorian health services. Predicted workforce shortages in the health professions and accompanying growth in demand for services have set the scene for exploring new ways of working. Focused on Victoria's second level nurse, the division two registered or enrolled nurse, this research explored opportunities to enhance scope of practice as one… CONTINUE READING