Definitions of ACP, nomenclature & scope

Defining what we mean by ACP seems a good place to start when looking at existing evidence regarding ACP. In my systematic literature 30 out of the 44 papers included findings related to the definition of ACP, nomenclature used when referring to ACP roles and titles, and the scope of the ACP role or practice. Continue reading “Definitions of ACP, nomenclature & scope”

Advanced Clinical Practice- Map Finding

There has been a long history of calls for definitions of, and agreement on, what it means to be an Advanced Clinical Practitioner.  Several notable ones have emerged such as the statement of NHS employers which references the Multi-Professional Framework for ACP in England or the International Council of Nursing’s Advanced Practitioner Nursing Network definitionContinue reading “Advanced Clinical Practice- Map Finding”