The purpose of the role delineation study
was to provide a detailed analysis of the job-related competencies of the oncology nurse navigator, which could be used as a basis to help guide decisions regarding future activities.
In the role delineation study
described in this report both peer specialists and supervisors identified a diverse and complex professional role that requires extensive knowledge and skills.
ABNN conducted its most recent role delineation study
(RDS) in 2001 (Blissitt, Roberts, Hinkle, & Kopp, 2003).
The American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC) announced the release of its comprehensive Role Delineation Study
for seven separate nurse practitioner (NP) certifications, covering knowledge, skills and abilities (KSAs) for Acute Care, Adult, Family, Geriatrics, Pediatric, and Adult/Family Psychiatric and Mental Health nurse practitioners.
The Results of the International Role Delineation Study
ABNN designated a task force for the current role delineation study
, which was completed in 2001.