National nursing registration in Australia: a way forward for nurse practitioner endorsement.

@article{Driscoll2012NationalNR,
  title={National nursing registration in Australia: a way forward for nurse practitioner endorsement.},
  author={Alicia Driscoll and Clare Isobel Harvey and Anna M. Green and Robert P. Weatherby and Daniel Liew and David Prentice and Julie Lord and Geraldine Si Yuan. Lee and Dianne J Crellin and Naomi Dobroff and Melodie J Heland},
  journal={Journal of the American Academy of Nurse Practitioners},
  year={2012},
  volume={24 3},
  pages={
          143-8
        }
}
PURPOSE The move to national registration of health professionals and the creation of the Nursing and Midwifery Board of Australia (NMBA) provides both challenges and opportunities for the regulation of nurse practitioners (NPs) in Australia. DATA SOURCES National and state health policy documents, accessible on the Internet, concerning the regulation and endorsement processes for NPs in Australia were examined. CONCLUSIONS The similarities between two of the previous jurisdictional NP… CONTINUE READING
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