Career development: becoming an advanced nurse practitioner
Siobhan Hicks RGN BSc Lecturer Public Health and Primary Care (Advanced Practice) City University London ANP Locum Tower Hamlets and Newham
Siobhan Hicks explains how nurses can gain advanced nurse practitioner status, and outlines the complex but positive experiences on her journey towards attaining this role
As recently as 10 years ago, the notion of student nurses enquiring about advanced practice was rare. However, now they express great interest and frequently ask me how to become an advanced nurse practitioner (ANP).