South University Remediation Mastery Assignment Identify 5 subject areas from The Role of the Advanced Practice Nurse that you have identified as a weakness in your learning. 1. Recognized APRN roles 2. Scope and standards of practice3. Leadership development plan for practice4. Clinical Nurse Specialist5. APN advocate roleReview the identified subject areas using your texts, evidence-based articles, and national practice guidelines. Provide an analysis of your readings which demonstrates an understanding of the areas you have identified as a weakness.Certified Nurse Midwife – specializes in Women’s health services to include child birthClinical Nurse Specialist – Provides leadership and clinical expertise in specific specialty areas such as educating staffPrimary Care Nurse Practitioner –Cares for patients in various outpatient settings across the life span.Acute Care Nurse Practitioner –Diagnose/manage disease of patients in acute care settingsCertified Registered Nurse Anesthetist –Provides anesthesia to patients undergoing surgery or other medical interventionsScope of practice varies from state to state dependent upon the laws outlining extent of prescriptive rights and ability to work with or without collaborative agreement with a physician.Standards of practice require thatthe APN is educated at a graduate level and received certification through their governing bodies. 3. APN’s show leadership in clinical practice environments, profession of nursing, systems level, and health policy front.Clinical practice – ensuring quality patient care via focusing on patient needs by advocating for patient care.Professional – achieved by mentoring others and recognizing areas in which the NP needs further mentoring, collaborating with colleaguesSystems – leading at the organizational level, this can sometimes overlap with the professional levelHealth policy – leading at the health policy level by working to affect healthpolicy at all levels.4. The role of CNS was created to provide direct care to those with intricate disease pathways or medical conditions; to assist staff with honing their skills and clinical judgement; work toward helping nurses grow and retaining those who have reached expert levels in their practiceThese nurses can be seen in the educational role of medical facilities5. It is the APNs responsibility to provide education to patients and support those patients’ rights. In this role the APN also coaches their patient and patient families in order to provide holistic treatment.Provide a reference list (in proper APA format) of your resources used in the mastery process. Provide at least 2 references for each subject area.
Reference ListAACN. (2018). Advanced Practice Registered Nurse.
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