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morning to be thankful and pray; I find that it alleviates my stress and makes my challenges no so enormous. The third way that I see to remedy stress in my life is to spend time with my family, sometimes it is necessary just to spend quality time loving, laughing, and enjoying each other that is often the best medicine, and then one can resume that challenges of a new day.When considering my new position as an NP the first goal or objective that I would want to achieve within the first month would be to portray professionalism and conscientiousness. Within the second month I would hope to begin to build relationships with the people whom I work with; respectful relationships build trust and improves teamwork. In the third month I would hope to be able to have a reduction in the amount of anxiety and stress that comes with thenew responsibilities. And the long-term goal and objective for the remainder of the year would be to have a reduction in the amount of consultation time needed with the collaborating physician, as well as feeling more settled with my new position.
APN PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT PLAN7Networking and MarketingNPs join and participate in professional nursing organizations for a multitude of reasons. According to Goolsby & DuBois (2017) states that membership into professional organizations provides the NP opportunities not only for socialization, engagement, networking, advocacy, and mentorship but also promotes policy, leadership, research, and professional development. I would join professional organizations on the local, state, and national level. Being a member of such organizations provides me with access to continuing education opportunities as well as to provide information on job opportunities and career advancement. One organization that I am interested in joining is the Upstate Nurse Practitioner Association (2018), it is a local organization that meets twice a month in Greenville County SC to discuss new developments and to shares, ideas impacting the profession within our community. A local organization gives me the chance to meet and build a relationship with NPs in my area. On a state level, I am interested in the South Carolina Nurses Association APRN Chapter (2018), this organization focuses on a statewide level and also offer information on continuing education and job opportunities. On a national level, I will join the American Association of Nurse Practitioners (2018) this organization provides opportunities for state and federal advocacy, education for NPs, as well as practice and career support. It is often about relationships and connections that advance careers.ConclusionIn summary, creating and implementing an APN development plan will aid in the obtaining of the information necessary to seek and secure licensure and adhere regulatory requirements as well as knowledge of the details for the practice environments allowed in my state. It also provides detailed knowledge on restricted practice limitations and prescriptive
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Nursing, Advanced practice nurse, Registered nurse