Foundations of General Practice : A workbook for nurses
The Effectiveness of Outpatient Nurse Led Clinics - Kate Davis
The presentation with Kate Davis at the 'APNA 2018 National Conference - Nurseforce for the Future' will provide results from a systematic review entitled 'The effectiveness of outpatient nurse-led clinics in providing continuity of care for people living with chronic disease'.
Specifically, the review is part of a planning phase of an initial action research cycle within a broader action research study.
As life expectancy, an ageing population and survivorship increases, so does the prevalence of multimorbidity disease, with associated care impacting on health care budgets. Existing models of care are designed to manage a single disease condition and do not provide continuity of care for people living with multimorbididty.
The methodology for conducting the systematic review will be according to the Joanna Briggs Institute methodology, protocols and tools for systematic reviews. Results from the systematic review will provide evidence on the effectiveness of management, relational and informational factors in contributing to continuity of care between the acute and primary health care sectors.