In advanced practice one size does not always fit all
Mandy Rumley-Buss Steering committee member, RCN Emergency Care Association, and works independently as a nurse consultant and nurse practitioner in urgent care
Emergency departments shouldn’t push all their advanced nurse practitioners into the newly credentialled role
There is now a nationwide standard and credentialing process that establishes clarity around the role of the emergency care advanced clinical practitioner (ACP). This is because of the Royal College of Emergency Medicine’s (RCEM) Emergency Care ACP Curriculum and Assessment published in 2017. It has been a long time coming and should be welcomed.
Emergency Nurse. 26, 1, 17-17. doi: 10.7748/en.26.1.17.s16