In order to be aligned with the National occupational standards and National workforce competences, all about local documentation (including protocols) should be checked against these National occupational standards which can be found on the skills for health website (www. A competence framework will about help you to achieve this clarity. The key to safe practice is clear identification of all GPN roles within the practice about. about If, as a GPN, you prefer to practice traditional clinical skills and not take on advanced roles, this should be respected and valued by your employer.
GPNs who work in small practices, with about little peer support, may be at risk of being overworked and undertrained if their GP employers are not properly aware of their competences. An expert has a deep background of understanding of clinical situations based upon many past cases, for example, very experienced, work has been tested in difficult situations, and is able to teach others, with an understanding of the principles and exceptions in the work about. The proficient performer has an intuitive grasp of the situation based upon a deep background of understanding, for example, the individual is experienced in the field of work, competent about to modify procedures appropriately to match differing circumstances, and able to advise others on how to perform tasks. about This will provide a broad overview of the level you are working at.