How is advanced practice defined? Tricky question
If advanced nurse practitioners undertake tasks not traditionally in the realm of nursing, can they be defined as nurses?
I was asked by one of my senior nursing colleagues whether I still considered myself a nurse. As a trainee emergency care advanced clinical practitioner in an emergency department, who is working towards credentialing with the Royal College of Emergency Medicine, I was blindsided by this enquiry.
Emergency Nurse. 25, 09, 14-14. doi: 10.7748/en.25.09.14.s14