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Week 2: Advanced Practice NursingIn week one, you discussed your scope of practice in your current state as a nurse practitioner. Now, explore the four APN roles in your state (CNP, CNS, CRNA & CNM).Discuss work environment, level of accountability, patient population, salary, and scope of practice for each of the APN roles. Provide your personal Pro and Con list for each role and provide appropriatecitations. Describe your rationale for choosing the CNP advanced practice role versus any of the other three. What are your plans for clinical practice after graduation? Has your idea of NP practice changed after researching this for your state?The APRN are Advanced Practice Registered Nursing; have an advanced education, skills to care specificpopulations of patients, for example adults, children infants and families; as well they have theknowledge need it at the moment of care. CNP is a Certified Nurse Practitioner, is defined by theAmerican Association of Nurse Practitioner as “licensed, independent practitioners who practice inambulatory, acute, and long-term care as primary and/or specialty care providers.” With a salary of$85,000 to $120,000. CNS, clinical nurse Specialist, is responsible and accountable for diagnosis andtreatment of health/illness states, disease management, health promotion, and prevention of illness andrisk behaviors among individuals, families, groups, and communities,”. (NCSBN)Salary of $78,000-$110,000. (McClelland, M. 2014).The CRNA certified registered nurse anesthetic is trained to provideanesthesia for a diverse spectrum of patients in diverse locations. (NCSBN) as well, He or she willadminister anesthesia to both healthy and severely ill patients, for a wide variety of procedures, insettings that include “hospital surgical suites and obstetrical delivery rooms; critical access hospitals;acute care; pain management centers; ambulatory surgical centers; and the offices of dentists,podiatrists, ophthalmologists, and plastic surgeons. (AANA). With a better salary than the others,$110,000-$180,000. (McClelland, M. 2014).Last but not least the CNM the Certified nurse midwife; carefor women, “including gynecologic care, family planning services, preconception care, prenatal andpostpartum care, childbirth, and care of the newborn.”For treatment of sexually transmitted diseasesand reproductive health, patients of the CNM occasionally include the male partners of their femalepatients. (NCSBN) The CNM practices in many settings, including “home, hospital, birth center, and avariety of ambulatory care settings including private offices and community and public health clinic.Salary of $69,000-$90,000. (McClelland, M. 2014).