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.

View at publisher

Abstract

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.

Impact and interest:

Citation counts are sourced monthly from Scopus and Web of Science® citation databases.

These databases contain citations from different subsets of available publications and different time periods and thus the citation count from each is usually different. Some works are not in either database and no count is displayed. Scopus includes citations from articles published in 1996 onwards, and Web of Science® generally from 1980 onwards.

Citations counts from the Google Scholar™ indexing service can be viewed at the linked Google Scholar™ search.

ID Code: 83089
Item Type: Journal Article
Refereed: No
Keywords: advanced practice, extended practice, scope of practice, performance level, competency standards
ISSN: 0728-4632
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

Export: EndNote | Dublin Core | BibTeX

Repository Staff Only: item control page