Scope and Standards of Practice for Professional Ambulatory Care Nursing [electronic resource]
- Scope and Standards of Practice for Professional Ambulatory Care Nursing[electronic resource] / American Academy of Ambulatory Care Nursing.
- [New York] : American Academy of Ambulatory Care Nursing, 2010.
- 1 online resource.
- 9780981937915, 9780984659777
This publication identifies and defines ambulatory nursing practice in outpatient settings. The Scope of Practice statement contains a definition of ambulatory care practice, an expanded conceptual framework, the characteristics of the practice, the roles of professional ambulatory care nurses, and the trends and issues in ambulatory care settings and nursing practice. Each standard contains distinct measurement criteria to clarify the domains of practice of clinical and administrative practice. This resource will help guide nursing competencies, improve or create policies, procedures and standards, train and orient staff, create clinical, telehealth and administrative job descriptions, and plan for regulatory agency surveys.