Bridging chronic disease siloes of healthcare: A novel integrated nurse-practitioner service

Bonner, Ann, Douglas, Clint, Stone, Cassandra, Abel, Jennifer, Barnes, Maureen, Hetherington, Justine, & Havas, Kathryn (2016) Bridging chronic disease siloes of healthcare: A novel integrated nurse-practitioner service. In Statewide Cardiac, Diabetes and Renal Clinical Networks Combined Forum, 16 June 2016, Brisbane, Qld. (Unpublished)

Abstract

In Australia nurse practitioners (NP) hold a Masters level of qualification and are authorised to practice autonomously and in collaboration with other clinicians, order and interpret diagnosis investigations, make referrals to other clinicians, and prescribe medications. NP clinics are, however, also structured along disease siloes like medical practitioners’ clinics which is problematic for people with multiple comorbidities. An innovative, community-based chronic disease clinic for patients with at least two chronic diseases (chronic kidney disease [CKD], diabetes [DM] or heart failure [HF]) commenced in June, 2014, staffed only by NPs with the aim to improve access and patient-centred care using an integrated design.

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.

Full-text downloads:

20 since deposited on 05 Jul 2016
20 in the past twelve months

Full-text downloads displays the total number of times this work’s files (e.g., a PDF) have been downloaded from QUT ePrints as well as the number of downloads in the previous 365 days. The count includes downloads for all files if a work has more than one.

ID Code: 96528
Item Type: Conference Item (Presentation)
Refereed: No
Keywords: Chronic Disease, Nurse Practitioner
Subjects: Australian and New Zealand Standard Research Classification > MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES (110000) > NURSING (111000)
Divisions: Current > QUT Faculties and Divisions > Faculty of Health
Current > Institutes > Institute of Health and Biomedical Innovation
Current > Schools > School of Nursing
Copyright Owner: Copyright 2016 The Author(s)
Deposited On: 05 Jul 2016 01:58
Last Modified: 05 Jul 2016 01:58

Export: EndNote | Dublin Core | BibTeX

Repository Staff Only: item control page