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NR 510 Week 1: Barriers to Practice DiscussionRead the assigned Hain & Fleck article, & discuss the following:What are the barriers to APN practice identified in the article? Describe these barriers in your own words.What are your impression of the barriers to APN Practice? (Are you surprised by these barriers? Is this new information to you? Have you ever been involved at the legislative level innursing? Do these barriers concern you or motivate you toward becoming an APN?)Do these barriers represent Restraint of Trade? Why, or why not?Your thoughts on how nurses can influence these barriers.RESPONSE:
This discussion kind of hits home, because I too was in a similar situation as Jessica is a couple years ago when I was tossing around my options of either entering into a Master's program focusing the managerial aspect of nursing or taking the nurse practitioner track. At that time I had decided to further my education in the managerial arena & kind of wished I had not due to many reasons. According to DeNisco & Barker (2015), an advanced practice registered nurse (APRN) is any nurse who