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Advanced and specialist practice for nurses and midwives

Experienced, highly-qualified nurses and midwives can advance their clinical practice by providing expert care within a clinical career pathway.

This means that nursing and midwifery skills and competencies are used to provide high quality, patient-focused care.

There are 2 clinical career pathways open to nurses and midwives:

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A Policy on the Development of Graduate to Advanced Nursing and Midwifery Practice

Nursing and Midwifery Board of Ireland (NMBI) information on Advanced Practice Posts

Final Evaluation Report on the Impact of Implementing the Draft Policy on Graduate Specialist and Advanced Nursing Practice (PDF, size 7.43 MB, 190 pages)