Scope of Practice

 Scope of Practice
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Course Overview

During this course, we’ll be looking at:

  • the term ‘scope of practice’ in the context of a registered nurse, with specific emphasis on the general practice setting,
  • the regulatory and professional aspects of scope of practice, and 
  • professional decision making.

This course has four modules and is designed for registered nurses, practice managers and general practitioners

Estimated Duration

1 hour / 1 CPD hour

About the Author

The module has been developed by the Australian Primary Health Care Nurses Association.

Learning Outcomes

The course is divided into four modules that will provide you with an understanding of the following: 

Module 1: What is ‘scope of practice’?

In this section you will look at what scope of practice is, and some of the factors that can influence scope of practice.

Module 2: Regulatory and professional standards

In this module you will gain understanding in the regulatory and professional standards used within the nursing profession.

Module 3: Professional decision making

In this section you will look at professional decision making, and the framework in place to help nurses make appropriate clinical decisions.

Module 4: Opportunities for practice

In this final module you will look at opportunities for practice and identifying the required scope of practice of nurses to meet patient and client needs.

Target Audience

Suitable for registered nurses, practice managers and general practitioners.

What you’ll get

At the completion of each module you will be presented with a brief online assessment that will test your underpinning knowledge.

To fully complete the course and claim your full CPD hours, we recommend you also complete the corresponding survey at the end. It only takes a few minutes to complete.

Once you have completed all sections of the course, a certificate will be available next to the course name in the ‘My Training’ section of APNA Online Learning.



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