The goal of the Education Subgroup is to keep abreast of the educational and practice developments in nations and regions around the globe through the posting of papers on these issues on the website and to add new country profiles of the APN educational development and resources.
Dr. Judy Honig interviews Dr. Andrew Scanlon about Nurse Practitioner education in Australia.
Dr. Scanlon is a nurse practitioner and earned a DNP at Columbia University and is pursuing a PhD at LaTrobe University. Currently, he holds a joint appointment as Senior Lecturer and Nurse Practitioner at the University of Melbourne and Austin Health. He has held faculty positions in the US and Australia since 2004. Dr. Scanlon will share some thoughts about NP education and practice in Australia.
education subgroup key priorities
the education subgroup will provide leadership, coordination and strategic planning in research and enterprise for the Network in order to ensure high standards and longer-term impact
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The Education Subgroup will fundamentally focus on research and enterprise that will inform and facilitate the ongoing development of Advanced Practice Nursing. It will endeavor to bolster role clarity, key competencies and integration within health systems and health workforces.