Nurses Scope of Practice - Past, Present and Future

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Lecture Overview

How would you define your 'Scope of Practice'? Is it regulatory, set by your employer, or the tasks that you feel comfortable undertaking? Leanne Boase has carried out research in this area in a landmark study, and shares her findings with you to simply explain how you can understand the scope of your practice.


Portrait of Leanne Boase
Leanne Boase

Leanne Boase is a nurse practitioner with a background in critical care and paediatrics. She currently practices across three GP clinics in Melbourne. She has also built, owned and operated her own GP practice and is now a director of the Prime Medical Property Group, developing and building properties in the health sector. Leanne also does business planning and is the author of 'Medical Business Management', aimed at assisting health professionals to start their own businesses. Leanne is the current president and a fellow of the Australian College of Nurse Practitioners. She works as a casual academic. Her qualifications include a master of nursing (nurse practitioner) and a master of health science (education). See Educator Profile