nrp505 | Graduate

Role Of Advanced Practice Nurse

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This course emphasizes the history and development of advanced practice nursing roles and competencies, as well as the organizational and regulatory scope of practice requirements expected in these roles. Students examine the impact and evolution of this role transition, certification, and professional activities as these relate to advanced practice nursing.

This graduate-level course is 6 weeks This course is available as part of a degree or certificate program. To enroll, speak with an Enrollment Representative.

Course details:

Credits: 3
Continuing education units: XX
Professional development units: XX
Duration: 6 weeks

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    History and Development of Advanced Nursing Practice Roles

    • Explain issues related to the regulatory and credentialing requirements of advanced nursing practice roles.
    • Describe concepts of profession as it relates to advanced nursing practice.
    • Analyze the historical factors that contributed to the development of advanced nursing practice roles.

    Scope of Advanced Practice Nurse

    • Define advanced nursing practice.
    • Analyze the various roles of the advanced practice nurse.
    • Describe the challenges of professional relationships faced by the advanced practice nurse.

    Professional Activities

    • Explain professional networking as it relates to advanced practice.
    • Explain the role of professional nursing organizations.
    • Analyze novice to expert clinical practice issues of the advanced practice nurse.
    • Explain the characteristics of direct clinical practice.

    Core Competencies of Advanced Nursing Practice

    • Analyze the competencies that define advanced nursing practice.

    Developing and Marketing an Advanced Practice Role

    • Distinguish between personal marketing and marketing of the advanced nursing practice role.
    • Analyze issues related to marketing, contracting, and reimbursement for the advanced nursing practice.

    Future Trends of Advanced Practice Nursing

    • Explain implications of future trends on the role of the advanced practice nurse.
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