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Table 3 CNCs perceptions of components of the domain ‘Clinical Services Planning and Consultancy’ (n = 16)

From: The role of a clinical nurse consultant in an Australian Health District: a quantitative survey

Grade Functions Grade 1 Grade 2 Grade 3
n  = 6 (%) n  = 9 (%) n  = 1 (%)
Grade 1 Provides an expert client-centred consultancy practice participating in direct patient care provision. 5 (83) 8 (89) 1 (100)
Grade 1 Provides education on complex clinical issues to clients and carers. 4 (67) 7 (78) 1 (100)
Grade 1 Identifies and adopts innovative clinical practice models e.g. implementation and evaluation of new treatments, technologies, and therapeutic techniques relating to CN/MC specialty. 3 (50) 8 (89) 1 (100)
Grade 1 Participates/collaborates in the design and conduct of quality improvement initiatives. 5 (83) 8 (89) 0 (0)
Grade 2 Provides a more complex and expansive clinical consultancy service within a mixed clinical environment and/or across a series of services. 4 (67) 8 (89) 1 (100)
Grade 2 Develops specialised education resources for patient/carer/community to be utilised by other health care professionals. 3 (50) 8 (89) 1 (100)
Grade 3 Provides a more complex and expansive clinical consultancy service within a mixed clinical environment and/or across multiple service groups 4 (67) 7 (78) 1 (100)
Grade 3 Undertakes primary responsibility for formalised ongoing clinical supervision processes for CN/MC peers 1 (17) 5 (56) 0 (0)
Grade 3 As an expert, conducts systematic review of clinical practice including, if required, for external organisations. 2 (33) 5 (56) 0 (0)
  Not applicable. 0 (0) 0 (0) 0 (0)