This international gathering of thousands of nurse practitioners and advanced practice nurses will explore nurses’ leading role in the transformation of care, with a particular focus on universal health coverage, the Sustainable Development Goals and human resources for health.Learn More
Rotterdam is a city in the Netherlands, located in South Holland. It is Europe’s largest port city, a buzzing metropolis with a breathtaking skyline, a city where more than 170 nationalities….Learn More
A Nurse Practitioner/Advanced Practice Nurse is a registered nurse who has acquired the expert knowledge base, complex decision-making skills and clinical competencies for expanded practice, the characteristics of which are shaped by the context and/or country in which s/he is credentialed to practice. A master’s degree is recommended for entry level.
With the deployment of nurse practitioners, more and more tasks of doctors and specialists are transferred to nurse practitioners in the Netherlands. This leads to a better quality and organization of care that is cost-effective. In addition, it is attractive for health care professionals because it offers more prospects for growth and development. Not only hospitals use the nurse practitioner. Task transfer is also applied within GP care, home care, mental healthcare and nursing homes. The videos below address what task transfer entails, and discuss funding and responsibility.