APN CAPSTONE PORTFOLIO PART 2 Lastly, this exemplar also meets the NONPF competency # 2-Leadership Competency. Joining the Wiregrass nurse Practitioner Association and the AANP allows me to stay up to date on newly researched outcomes that has a positive effect on health of populations. Professional organization can influence my practice for the better by being a member I am able to obtain research findings more readily to disseminate into practice ( NONPF, 2013) . Connect The concepts identified in this exemplar are leadership and professional values. Clinical leadership-to motivate, to inspire, to promote the values of patients, to empower and create a consistent focus on the needs of patients being served. Leadership is necessary not just to maintain high standards of care, but to transform services to achieve even higher levels of excellence (Stanley, D. & Stanley, K., 2018). Professional values are values acquired during socialization into nursing from codes of ethics, nursing experiences, teachers, and peers (Al-Banna, 2017). Reflect As a newly graduate Family nurse practitioner, it is important to have a plan to transition smoothly from a student to an expert and to secure a future position as an FNP. A PDP should include the nurse’s understanding of their state’s scope of practice and nurse practice law. It is also vital to identify personal strengths, limitations, goals, and objectives to build upon to be an effective advanced practice nurse. By utilizing networking and marketing strategies, I can stay connected to up-to-date information and meet like-minded individuals who can help secure a future position as an FNP. By joining professional organizations at the local and national level, I will be taking a proactive step 21
APN CAPSTONE PORTFOLIO PART 2 to become a life-long learner and optimize the best evidence in practice, which will help them provide the highest quality of care. Another benefit of networking is that it creat e a chance for me to connect with potential employers, which can help the nurse to consider different work environments and the morale of various professional organizations or practices and a big step I will be taking. Exemplar 5 : NR 508 Pharmacology-Week 6 Grand Round Assignment Decision-making in acute care nursing requires an evaluation of many complex factors. While decision-making research in acute care nursing is prevalent, errors in decision-making continue leading to poor patient outcomes (Nibbelink, & Brewer, 2018). This exemplar emphasized the decision-making process, through researching relevant evidence base knowledge on dementia to make an informed decision needed to safely and effectively prescribe and monitor pharmacotherapeutics for the treatment of patients with dementia. Dementia is the progressive loss of many cerebral functions that leads to a decrease in orienting, memory, language as well as alterations in behavior. Dementia can be classified according to etiologic factors such as trauma, tumors, vascular disorders, infections. Dementing processes have been grouped as cortical, subcortical, or both.
You've reached the end of your free preview.
Want to read all 68 pages?