Examine roles and competencies of advanced practice nurses essential to performing as leaders and advocates of holistic, safe, and quality care.
The purpose of this assignment is to provide the student an opportunity to explore the roles and competencies of the advanced practice nurse.
Activity Learning Outcomes
Through this assignment, the student will demonstrate the ability to:
1.Examine roles and competencies of advanced practice nurses essential to performing as leaders and advocates of holistic, safe, and quality care.
2.Explore the process of scholarship engagement to improve health and healthcare outcomes in various settings.
1.Introduction: Provide an overview of what will be covered in the paper. Introduction should include general statements on advanced practice nursing roles, general statements on the role transition from RN to APN, and identification of the purpose of the paper.
2.Four APN Roles: Describe the role, educational preparation, and work environment for the four APN roles (CNP, CNS, CRNA & CNM). Provide support from at least one scholarly source.
3.Rationale for Choosing CNP Role: Describe your rationale for choosing the CNP advanced practice role versus one of the other roles.
4.Plans for Clinical Practice: Discuss your plans for clinical practice after graduation. Explain how your understanding of NP practice has changed after researching the four ANP roles.
5.Role Transition: Discuss your transition from the RN role to the NP role. Describe two factors that may impact your transition. Discuss two strategies you will use to support a successful transition from the RN to your NP role. Provide reference support from at least one scholarly source. The textbook is not a scholarly source.