Understanding advanced and extended professional practice
Jackson, Shane, Martin, Grant, Bergin, Jennifer, Clark, Bronwyn, Stupans, Ieva, Yeates, Gilbert, Nissen, Lisa, Marty, Stephen, Gysslink, Paul, Matthews, Andrew, Kirsa, Sue, Deans, Kerry, & Sorimachi, Kay (2015) Understanding advanced and extended professional practice. Australian Pharmacist, April, pp. 76-79.
The Advanced Pharmacy Practice Framework Steering Committee (now replaced by the Pharmacy Practitioner Development Committee) undertook work to develop an advanced pharmacy practice recognition model. As part of that work, and to assure clarity and consistency in the terminology it uses, the Committee collated the definitions used in literature sources consulted. Most recently, this involved a review of the meaning attributed to the terms ‘advanced’ and ‘extended’ when used in the context of describing aspects of professional practice.
Both terms encompass the acquisition of additional expertise. While ‘advanced’ practice involves the acquisition of additional expertise to achieve a higher performance level, ‘extended’ practice relates specifically to scope of practice and involves the acquisition of additional expertise sufficient to provide services or perform tasks that are outside the usual scope of practice of the profession. Performance level operates independently of scope of practice but both must be elucidated to fully describe the professional practice of an individual practitioner.
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|Item Type:||Journal Article|
|Keywords:||advanced practice, extended practice, scope of practice, performance level, competency standards|
|Subjects:||Australian and New Zealand Standard Research Classification > MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES (110000)
Australian and New Zealand Standard Research Classification > MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES (110000) > PHARMACOLOGY AND PHARMACEUTICAL SCIENCES (111500)
Australian and New Zealand Standard Research Classification > MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES (110000) > PHARMACOLOGY AND PHARMACEUTICAL SCIENCES (111500) > Clinical Pharmacology and Therapeutics (111502)
Australian and New Zealand Standard Research Classification
|Divisions:||Current > Schools > School of Clinical Sciences
Current > QUT Faculties and Divisions > Faculty of Health
|Copyright Owner:||Copyright 2015 Pharmaceutical Society of Australia Ltd.|
|Deposited On:||07 Apr 2015 01:08|
|Last Modified:||08 Apr 2015 00:14|
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