The reality of Evercare

Asprey, Anne
May 2004
Primary Health Care;May2004, Vol. 14 Issue 4, p21
Academic Journal
Focuses on the Evercare Advanced Primary Nurse (APN) model of community nursing care, which has been imported from the United States and is being piloted in several primary care trusts in England. Focus on patient empowerment; Development of core competencies around the history and physical examination of patients; Knowledge of the aging process and documentation; Typical example of real-life experiences from APN.


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