Trends and issues in the society keep changing and so is the nursing practice and nursing roles

EXTENDED AND EXPANDED ROLE OF NURSING

Expanded role of nursing means enlargement of nurse role within the boundaries of nurse

EXPANDED ROLE OF NURSING:

Expanded role of nursing is the responsibility assumed by a nurse within field of practice autonomy

EXTENDED ROLE OF NURSING:
Extended role of a nurse is the responsibility assumed by a nurse beyond the traditional role. It is the scope of nursing services outside the hospital.

Expanded roles • 1. MANAGER: • 3. CARE GIVER • 2. COUNSELLOR: . PROTECTOR AND ADVOCATE: • 4.

Communicator Educator Rehabilitator Collaborator .

EXTENDED ROLE OF NURSING Jpaul .

Supporting educational success by enhancing health Functions • Direct caregiver • Case finder • Consultant: • Counselor • Health Educator • Researcher Qualification • BSC ( Nursing) + certification in school nursing .SCHOOL HEALTH NURSE: Goal .

Specialty practice that provides services to workers. worker populations and community groups. • Delivers health and safety programmes OCCUPATIONAL HEALTH NURSE: .

.OCCUPATIONAL HEALTH NURSE: Function • promotion and restoration of health. • prevention of illness and injury • protection from work related and environmental hazards.

.PARISH NURSE • The role that gathers in churches. cathedrals. temples. or mosques and acknowledge common faith traditions.

PARISH NURSE Functions • Provider of spiritual care • Health Counselor • Health Advocate • Health Educator • Facilitator Of Support Groups .

PUBLIC HEALTH NURSE A registered nurse with special training community health .

PUBLIC HEALTH NURSE Function: • Health Advocate • Care Manger • Referral Resource • Health Educator • Direct Primary Caregivers • Communicable Disease Control • Disaster Preparedness .

PRIVATE DUTY NURSE • Private duty nurse is a registered nurse or a licensed practical nurse who provide nursing services to patients at home or any other setting in accordance with physician orders .

care to patients with in their home environment as ordered by the physician .HOME CARE NURSE: • Home care nurse is a nurse who provides periodic .

• Illness prevention.HOME CARE NURSE: Function: • Health Maintenance. • Palliation and rehabilitation . • Diagnosis and treatment of disease. • Education.

independence and dignity.HOSPICE NURSE: • Hospice nurse is one who provides a family centered care and allows clients to live and remain at homes with comfort.e at the time of death . while alleviating the strains caused by terminal phase i.

HOSPICE NURSE: Function: • Pain & symptoms control • Spiritual Care • Home Care and impatient Care • Family Conferences • Co-ordination of care • Bereavement Care: .

REHABILITATION NURSE: • Rehabilitation nurse is a nurse who specializes in assisting persons with disabilities and chronic illness to attain optimal function. health and adapt to an altered life style. .

NURSE EPIDEMIOLOGIST(Infection control nurse) • Monitors standards and procedures for the control and prevention of infectious diseases and other conditions of public health significance including nosocomial infections. .

MILITARY NURSE: • Military nurse is one who provides care to military personnel and their families .

) Flight nurse is a nurse who provides comprehensive nursing care for all types patients during aero medical evacuation and airlift flight. .AEROSPACE NURSE( flight nurse.

.TELE NURSE: • Tele nurse is one who carries out telephonic communication with the patient.

physical.DISASTER NURSING: • Disaster nursing can be defined as the adaptation of professional nursing skills in recognizing and meeting the nursing. . emotional and social needs resulting from a disaster.

FORENSIC NURSE: • Forensic nurse is one who is expected to be acquainted with the basics of forensic medicine so as to handle and preserve the evidentiary materials. .

NURSE ANESTHETIST .

NURSE ENTREPRENEUR .

ONCOLOGY NURSE .

INFUSION NURSE .

RADIOLOGIC NURSE .

PRISON NURSE .

5/1/2011 .PRISON NURSE: • Prison nurse is a registered nurse who works in a prison.

.PEACE NURSE CORPS: • Peace corps nurse is a nurse who performs variety of nursing activities in remote areas of the world. .

EXPANDED ROLE OF NURSING Advanced practice nurse – – Advanced practice nurse is generally the most independent functioning nurse. advanced education in pharmacology and physical assessment. – An advanced practice nurse (APN) has a master’s degree in nursing. and certification and expertise in specialized are of practice .

The role of the nurse » » » » » » Acute Care Practitioner Adult Nurse Practitioner Pediatric Nurse Practitioner Family Nurse Practitioner Women’s Health Nurse practitioner Geriatric Nurse practitioner practitioner is an extension of the nurses basic care giving role. .Clinical Nurse • Nurse Generalist • Nurse Anesthetists • Nurse Midwife • Nurse Practitioner.

NURSE EDUCATOR Healthier nurses for tomorrow .

NURSE MIDWIFE .

NURSE ADMINISTRATOR .

NURSING ADMINISTRATOR • Nurse administrator manages client care and the delivery of specific nursing services within a health care agency. nurse manager . • Eg. charge nurse.

NURSE RESEARCHER .

or independent professional or community service agency.NURSE RESEARCHER • The nurse researcher investigates problems to improve nursing care and to further define and expand the scope of nursing practice. . • The nurse researcher may be employed in an academic setting. hospital.

NURSE INFORMATIST .

• Role extension or expansion: a qualitative investigation of the perceptions of senior medical and nursing staff in an adult intensive care unit • RGN. BSc(Hons). ENB 100 Susan Bowler (Sister). BSc(Hons).Ed. RGN. Lecturer in Adult Nursing (Acute/Critical)) • 5/11/2011 . M.Phil Maggie Mallik (Cert.

• To investigate issues surrounding role extension or expansion in intensive care nursing. struggles for power and task versus autonomy. Four major categories emerged. • Data were collected by semi-structured interviews from a purposive sample of five senior intensive care nurses and three consultant anaesthetists. education for change. a small qualitative study was conducted centred on one intensive care unit (ICU) within a large teaching hospital. 5/11/2011 Rajeshwari S (CHN) . identified as: interpretation confusion.

• The findings revealed that the senior critical care nurses identified themselves as independent. there was evidence of a reluctance to empower more junior staff to perform extended or expanded roles. 5/11/2011 Rajeshwari S (CHN) . Medical respondents viewed extended or expanded roles as taking on mechanical tasks for which anyone could be trained to perform. However. autonomous practitioners involved in clinical decision-making.

• 5/11/2011 Rajeshwari S (CHN) .and inter. it is argued that although nursing is maturing in its growth towards professionalization.• • In conclusion. failure to adopt the philosophy of role expansion and the existence of sacred boundaries intra.professionally need to be addressed. broader issues such as the legal quagmire.

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