ARNM: promoting nursing in general practice

Mills, Jane, and McLeod, Marg (2008) ARNM: promoting nursing in general practice. Australian Journal of Rural Health, 16 (4). pp. 249-250.

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[Extract] Nurses and midwives have been quietly working away in rural general practice for some time now, but the role they play remains largely misunderstood and as a consequence under valued. There is still a perception among the general community and within the wider nursing community that practice nurses act as doctor's handmaidens. However, this is far from the truth according to the nurses and midwives who work in practice environments. They would argue that practice nurses have a high degree of autonomy, which must be supported by expert knowledge and broad based clinical skills

Item ID: 18721
Item Type: Article (Commentary)
ISSN: 1440-1584
Date Deposited: 12 Jun 2012 02:07
FoR Codes: 11 MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES > 1199 Other Medical and Health Sciences > 119999 Medical and Health Sciences not elsewhere classified @ 100%
SEO Codes: 92 HEALTH > 9299 Other Health > 929999 Health not elsewhere classified @ 100%
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