Definition: prescribing by registered nurses in primary health, speciality teams or in community health from a limited schedule of medicines (NCNZ, 2017).
Links:Nursing Council of New Zealand - Nurse Prescribing
Hutt Valley DHB developed an RN Prescribing Framework, click below to download.
Framework for Registered Nurse Prescribing within the Hutt Valley DHB region
|Definition: Nurse practitioners have advanced education, clinical training and demonstrated competence and legal authority to practic beyond the level of a registered nurse (NCNZ, 2017). |
Links:Nursing Council of New Zealand - Nurse Practitioner
Before applying for Health Workforce New Zealand (HWNZ) funding for the Nurse Practitioner paper or the Nurse Prescribing paper please contact Sue Tansley at firstname.lastname@example.org
Expanded Nursing Practice
Definition:Registered nurses who have developed their expertise and have expanded their practice beyond the established contemporary or ‘traditional’ scope of practice to include new technology, increasingly autonomous roles, management of health consumers with chronic conditions and through activities previously considered within the scope of other health professionals, e.g. colposcopy (NCNZ, 2016).
Links:Nursing Council of New Zealand - Expanded Practice for registered Nurses
For more information about expanded practice for registered nurses please click the link below:
NCNZ - Guideline Expanded Practice for Registered Nurses