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Week 1: The Value of a Master's-Prepared NurseConsider the current healthcare delivery models and practice settings. Reflect onhow nursing practice is transforming in response to the current demands of the healthcare system and answer one of the following questions:1.What differentiates the practice of a master's-prepared nurse compared to that of a baccalaureate-prepared nurse?2.What is the value of a master's degree in nursing?3.What do you consider to be the most essential professional competency for a master's-prepared nurse practicing in the 21st century?2011). All of these Essentials build on the base of the baccalaureate program and takes it to the next level.The specifics involved with obtaining measurable differences between baccalaureate prepared nurses and master’s level nurses I found was difficult
to find within a five year time span. I did find a dissertation comparing the two from an “impact of graduate education among nurse leaders (IGENL)” survey (Chari, 2017, p. 2) which demonstrated nurse leaders scored better in terms of “professional practice, communication/teamwork and problem solving subscales” (Chari, 2017, p. 46). The master’s prepared nurse is able to achieve positions within the healthcare system where they can guide and