The aims of the programme are to enable experienced registered nurses to develop an expert knowledge base, complex decisionmaking skills, and clinical competencies for an expanded autonomous scope of practice the characteristics of which are shaped by the: context in which the individual practices, the needs of patients/ clients, and the challenges and developments within the health services.
3 GOOD REASONS TO STUDY THIS COURSE
1. Students who successfully complete this programme are eligible to apply to NMBI to register as an RANP.
2. Advanced practice has been defined as 'a continuum along which practitioners develop their professional knowledge, clinical reasoning, clinical judgement, skills, and behaviours to higher levels of capability that is recognisable'. (Nursing and Midwifery Board of Australia 2014).
3. RANPs and Registered Advanced Midwife Practitioners (RAMPs) work within an agreed scope of practice and meet established criteria set by NMBI to register as either an RANP or a RAMP.