|Title||A systematic approach to maximizing nursing scopes of practice|
|Publication Type||Journal Article|
|Year of Publication||2006|
|Authors||Besner J, Doran D, Hall LM, Giovannetti P, Girard F, Hill W, Morrison J|
|Journal||Alberta RN / Alberta Association of Registered Nurses|
|Keywords||Nurses, Nursing - organization & administration, Perceptions, Professional Practice - trends, Research, Roles, Workforce planning|
In 2005, a team of nursing researchers published the results of an innovative collaborative project to determine to what extent members of the 3 regulated nursing professions perceived themselves to be "working to scope." This research revealed substantial role confusion within nursing and between nursing and other professional groups employed in acute care settings.