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Running head: ROLES OF APRN1Roles in Advanced Practice Nursing
ROLES OF APRN2Roles in Advanced Practice NursingAdvanced practice registered nurses (APRN) are an essential part of the health system of the United States. With the expertise knowledge and practice, advanced practice nurse made veryimpactful changes in the health care delivery system in the past few years. In this assignment will discuss four essential roles of APRN and role of transition after achieving an advanced degree. APRN has unique history and context. Since the 1960s, APRN has been effectively providing primary care to people throughout the life cycle. According to Wolff baker, Deborah: (Ordona, June 2019) “Nurse practitioners (NPs) provide more than 825,000 Home-based primarycare (HBPC) visits per year. Training and education uniquely prepare them to address the whole-person aspect of health, including medical, psychosocial, and quality of life realms.”APRN Roles1) Certified nurse-midwife (CNM)A nurse-midwife is professionals with healthcare license and specialized in reproductive and childbirth for women. The further role they carry out annual exams, provide counselling and prescription. Midwife’s responsibilities are fetal development measure; care provides during prepartum, intrapartum, postpartum and newborn care. Give information to the new or expectant parent on nutriment, maintain medical documentation, birth-related medical procedure, counselling and training program. Also, one of the broad scopes of practice in nurse/midwives asforensic clinical examination and criminal justice system. Another service, e.g. sexual health, pediatric sexual assault forensic examination etc. Mid-wife nurse can work in the community, home and outpatient center, hospitals, birth center, and public health clinic.
ROLES OF APRN32) Certified Registered Nurse Anesthetist (CRNA)