This toolkit provides a systemic guide for developing innovative cancer care services that maximize the use of advanced nursing and other health provider roles. The toolkit is based on the PEPPA framework (participatory, evidence-informed, patient-centred process for APN role development, implementation and evaluation).

The Designing Innovative Cancer Services and Advanced Practice Nursing Roles: Toolkit provides all the resources, tools and activities necessary to guide you through the PEPPA framework.

Use of the PEPPA Framework and this toolkit promotes:

  • Appropriate use of health care resources based on patient need
  • Interdisciplinary team work
  • Improved coordination and continuity of care
  • Stakeholder acceptance and satisfaction with advanced practice nursing
  • Long-term APN role sustainability

Potential toolkit users may include:

  • Government policy makers
  • Health care planners
  • Health care administrators and managers
  • Nursing leaders
  • Advanced practice nurses
  • Health care providers
  • APN educators
  • Health researchers
Last updated: November 3, 2011