specialist nurse

Description

Specialist nurses promote and restore people's health, and diagnose and care within a specific branch of the nursing field. Examples of such specialist nursing jobs include but are not restricted to; ambulatory care nurse, advanced practice nurse, cardiac nurse, dental nurse, community health nurse, forensic nurse, gastroenterology nurse, hospice and palliative care nurse, paediatric nurse, public health nurse, rehabilitation nurse, renal nurse and school nurse. Specialist nurses are general care nurses prepared beyond the level of a nurse generalist and authorised to practice as specialists with specific expertise in a branch of the nursing field. 
 

Alternative label

  • heart failure nurse

  • nurse specialist

  • cardiovascular nurse

  • specialist nurse practitioner

  • vascular nurse

  • nursing specialist

  • nurse practitioner

  • nurse heart diseases

  • diabetes nurse

  • company nurse

Regulatory aspect

To see if and how this occupation is regulated in EU Member States, EEA countries or Switzerland please consult the Regulated Professions Database of the Commission. Regulated Professions Database: http://ec.europa.eu/growth/single-market/services/free-movement-professionals/qualifications-recognition_en

Hierarchy

Essential skills and competences

Essential Knowledge

Optional skills and competences

Status

released

Concept URI

http://data.europa.eu/esco/occupation/18e14e61-495b-44cc-a7c6-df4c625934ba