Key Elements of Professional Nursing Practice: A Scoping Review
Keywords:Professional nursing practice, Nurse, Quality care, Scoping review
BACKGROUND: Professional nursing practice can be used as a standard reference for implementing nursing care to help nurses provide quality care in accordance with their authorities.
AIM: The review is purposed to synthesis the pieces of literature telling the development and / or application and / or assessment of a professional nursing practice to determine the crucial elements.
METHODS: This study was guided by the following framework for a scoping review, using electronic databases including ScienceDirect, EBSCO, ProQuest, Pubmed, and Google Scholar within keywords of professional nursing practice, model, nurse and conceptual framework.
RESULTS: Of a total of 2870 paper found, 28 papers were selected. This study seven key elements: health system competency, professional value, reward and performance evaluation, leadership, nursing care, professional development, and basic care competency. CONCLUSION: A professional nursing practice would provide the minimum standard of quality nursing practice.
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