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Lecture Overview

Nurses respond to the needs of patients by adapting, extending, or changing their scope of practice. The challenge can lie in the process. How do you expand or change your scope of practice to ensure you are working within the legislation, regulations, and policies of your employer?


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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


10 Total Rating(s)
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Kriebel felicja
04 Feb 2019

Very informative lecture.

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Karen Allen
16 Jan 2019

The presentation was interesting

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Elaine elizabeth bechaz
21 Aug 2018

Found this topic helpful in understanding scope of practice and how to go about change in a positive way with the focus on improving patient / consumer outcomes.

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Jenna He
20 Aug 2018


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Elizabeth Anne Blucher
17 Aug 2018

All nurses, new and experienced should listen o this lecture.

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Aaron James
26 Jul 2018


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Frances Mead
21 Jul 2018

good value

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Anne Skerman
20 Jul 2018

This is first time i have heard anyone articulate so clearly the definition of scope of practice and the how ,where and whyfores of expanding our scope of practice.

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Sonia Elizabeth Lara
19 Jul 2018