How a training programme has led to improved assessment and care for stroke patients
What is it about?
The acute stroke service and how an advanced nurse practitioner training programme has changed the way that the acute stroke pathway is managed, in particular with out of hours care, access to quicker CT scan times and acute treatments.
Why is it important?
The adaptation of the team into a more advanced role has improved patient access to rapid assessments and treatments and allows practitioners to practice autonomously whilst governed by the skills and competencies that they have achieved throughout the programme.
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