Advanced Practice Nursing Summit: Developing Advanced Practice Nursing Competencies in Latin America to Contribute to Universal Health

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Autor: Pan American Health Organization / World Health Organization (PAHO/WHO), University of Michigan

Fecha de publicación: February, 2017

Resumen: Contains the memory of the "Advanced Practice Nursing Summit: Developing Advanced Practice Nursing Competencies in Latin America to Contribute to Universal Health", held in USA on 7-9 April 2016. This meeting, sponsored by PAHO with support from the PAHO/WHO Collaborating Center in Nursing and Midwifery at the University of Michigan, was a follow-up to the first PAHO Advanced Practice Nursing Summit 2016 4 summit held at McMaster University and builds on discussions and priorities set during the first summit. The objectives included: (i) To examine the core competencies for the APN role in the PHC in the U.S., Canada, and International Standards. (ii) To identify the resources and strategies needed for universities to prepare the APN to have a role in PHC in Latin America and the Caribbean. (iii) To identify core curriculum development for APN education in Latin America.