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360 - Defining and Defending the Roles, Boundaries and "Gray Areas" Between the Acute Care and Primary Care for NP

‐ Sep 21, 2013 5:30pm

The APRN Consensus model delineates the adult-gerontology nurse practitioner population foci to be bifurcated further to preparation either as primary or acute care AGNP. In this session, panel members will discuss the implications of the changes mandated by the consensus model. A comparison of the national competencies for adult-gerontology primary care and adult-gerontology acute care will be presented. Specific issues related to caring for patients across the continuum of care and the implications of treating long-term care patients in place will be considered. Finally, preliminary data from the GAPNA survey, specifically the prevalence of advanced practice nurses managing the care of older adults performing advanced clinical skills, will be presented.

Contact hours available until 9/21/2015.

Requirements for Successful Completion:
Complete the learning activity in its entirety and complete the online CNE evaluation.

Conflict of Interest Disclosure:
Laurie Kennedy-Malone discloses that she received grant/research support from GAPNA and Gamma Zeta Chapter of Sigma Theta Tau International.

Planning Committee members have no disclosures to declare.

Commercial Support and Sponsorship:
No commercial support or sponsorship declared.

Accreditation Statement:
This educational activity has been co-provided by Anthony J. Jannetti, Inc. and GAPNA.

Anthony J. Jannetti, Inc. is accredited as a provider of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation.

Anthony J. Jannetti, Inc. is a provider approved by the California Board of Registered Nursing, provider number, CEP 5387.


  • Discuss issues impacting NP scope of practice.
  • Distinguish NP scope of practice independent of practice setting.
  • Provide strategies for ensuring NP scope of practice.


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