Operate in a specific field of nursing care

Description

Operate within an extended practice role in order to carry out advanced treatment, diagnostic and invasive interventions as related to the field of specialisation.

Alternative labels

operate within an extended practice role
work in a specific field of nursing care
operate in specific fields of nursing care

Skill type

skill/competence

Skill reusability level

occupation-specific

Relationships with occupations

Essential skill

Operate in a specific field of nursing care is an essential skill of the following occupations:

Specialist nurse: Specialist nurses promote and restore people’s health, and diagnose and care within a specific branch of the nursing field. Examples of such specialist nursing jobs include but are not restricted to; ambulatory care nurse, advanced practice nurse, cardiac nurse, dental nurse, community health nurse, forensic nurse, gastroenterology nurse, hospice and palliative care nurse, paediatric nurse, public health nurse, rehabilitation nurse, renal nurse and school nurse. Specialist nurses are general care nurses prepared beyond the level of a nurse generalist and authorised to practice as specialists with specific expertise in a branch of the nursing field.
 

Optional skill

Operate in a specific field of nursing care is optional for these occupations. This means knowing this skill may be an asset for career advancement if you are in one of these occupations.

 


 

References

  1. Operate in a specific field of nursing care – ESCO

 

Last updated on September 20, 2022