The specialist nurse: a classification system.

  title={The specialist nurse: a classification system.},
  author={Stephanie Whyte},
  journal={Contemporary nurse},
  volume={9 1},
This paper focuses on the important developments of specialty nursing practice within Australia and reports the results of a recent survey of specialist nurses in Victoria. Debate among the worldwide nursing community reflects confusion and ambiguity about specialist practice. Similarly, variation, duplication and inconsistency characterise the status of specialist nurse education in Australia. This situation contributes to role problems for specialist nurses and may arise from their lack of… CONTINUE READING