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Dr. Romeo over the past eight weeks we have completed so many activities that will be beneficial to me as I pursue my career as a family nurse practitioner (FNP). The professional development plan paper and Week 1 discussion allowed me to meet program outcome #5: To develop a plan for lifelong personal and professional growth that integrates professional values regarding scholarship, service, and global engagement (MSN Degree Program, 2015). Week 1’s discussion allowed me to examine and better understand the different types of advanced practice nurses and clearly defined what my future role as an FNP would entail. The professional development plan paper allowed me to discover the stepsI will take to obtain my license and certification as well as evaluate my current skill level to make attainable goals for the future. We discussed negotiations, group dynamics, and conflict resolution to meetthe MSN Essential IX: Master’s-Level Nursing Practice: Recognizing that nursing practice, at the master’s level, is broadly defined as any form of nursing intervention that influences healthcare outcomes for individuals, populations, or systems. Master’s-level nursing graduates must have an advanced level of understanding of nursing and relevant sciences as well as the ability to integrate this knowledge into practice. Nursing practice interventions include both direct and indirect care components (The Essentials of Master’s Education in Nursing, 2011). In week 3 we examined the dynamics of a practice and how to determine the worth of a FNP to that practice. This information will be beneficial to me when negotiating my contract with my employer.a The discussions in weeks 4 and 5 taught me about appropriate ways to handle conflict resolution with avariety of situations.In week 7’s discussion I defended my right to provide care independently toa physician underestimating the ability of nurse practitioners which demonstrated the Nurse Practitioner Core Competency #2-Leadership (Thomas et al., 2014). Nurse practitioners are highly educated and skillful at what they do and they deserve the right to practice what they have learned to help sick patients and contribute to the increasing need for primary healthcare providers. The leadership competency was also
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