Focus: Registered nurses’ scope of practice in Australia
Task: A Reflective Essay
“The aging population, growing consumer expectations, changing disease patterns, increased availability and cost of health-related technology and medicines are straining the Australian health system. The nursing profession represents Australia’s largest regulated health workforce, yet its practice boundaries are poorly understood” (Briks et al., 2016, p.522).
For this reflective essay,
- Define ‘scope of practice’ within nursing .
- Discuss the registered nurses’ scope of practice in terms of the curren