. Hamric's Integrative Model : Proposed conceptual definition of APN and defining characteristics and a set of core competencies. There are seven AP competencies, with direct care as a core competency on which other competencies depend. References: Sprous, J. (2016, October 19). Conceptualizations of Advanced Practice Nursing. Retrieved January 27, 2018, from Hamric, A., Hanson, C., Tracy, M & O'Grady, E. (2013). Advanced Practice Nursing: An Integrative Approach, 5 th Edition. Saunders, Vitalbook file. 4. The Difference Between AACN & AANP: American Association of Colleges of Nursing (AACN): "drives patient health and safety through comprehensive credentialing of acute and critical care nurses ensuring practice consistent with standards of excellence." (AACN, n.d.) The AACN is accredited are accredited by the National Commission for Certifying Agencies (NCCA)."Influences the
Remediation Mastery Assignment 4 nursing profession to improve health care; and promotes public support for professional nursing education, research, and practice." (AACN, n.d.) American Associate of Nurse Practitioners: "National Certification Board is an independent and separately incorporated non-profit organization, established to provide a valid and reliable program for entry-level nurse practitioners to recognize their education, knowledge and professional expertise, as well as a process for validation of an advanced practice nurse's qualifications and knowledge for practice as a nurse practitioner." (AANP, n.d.) References: AACN. (n.d.). American Association of Colleges of Nursing. Retrieved January 27, 2018, from Certification AANP. (n.d.). AANP Certification Board. Retrieved January 27, 2018, from 5. Core Competencies of practice from Hamric's Model: Direct Care: APNs that provide direct health care services that affect the patients' health care outcomes in a positive aspect. Characteristics of direct care include: holisitc perspective, therapeutic partnerships with patients, expert clinical performance, use of reflective practice, use of evidence as a guide to practice and use of diverse approaches to health and illness management. Guidance and Coaching: this includes patient education, APN guidance, anticipatory guidance, anticipatory guidance and a revised definition of APN coaching. (Hamric, p. 185) Consultation: a role used by APNs to offer clinical expertise to other peers or to seek additional information to enhance their own practice. References: Hamric, A.B., & Sprous, J.A. (Eds.) (1989), The Clinical Nurse Specialist in Theory and Practice. 2n 2 nd ed., W.B. Saunders, Philadelphia. Hamric, A., Hanson, C., Tracy, M & O'Grady, E. (2013). Advanced Practice Nursing: An Integrative Approach, 5 th Edition. Saunders, Vitalbook file.
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