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    Advanced Nursing Practice

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    Scope of practice is essential for clinical and advanced nursing practice. Young (2011) suggests that professionally, advanced nurse practitioners are expected to perform exceptionally than non-specialist nurses as they have higher professional identity. Advanced nursing over the past 30 years has been an emerging aspect of professionalism. It was introduced in the USA in 1960 (Furlong & Smith, 2005), and recognised in UK in 1980's. Advanced nurse specialist are licensed nurses who have acquired the proficient knowledge base, composite decision-making skills, clinical competencies for expanded practice with master's degree for entry (Schober 2006). In other to improve our knowledge and competence as professionals and advanced nurses, reflective…

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    Nursing Practice

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    is to discuss the definition of the scope of nursing practice. Defining the nurse's scope of practice is not easily done in a few words. There are scope and standards of practice for every nursing specialty and from many different organizations. However, The American Nurses Association (2010) defines the scope of nursing practice as avocation for all members involved in care, as well as, conservation and advancement to always improve overall health and well-being. This includes to prevent any…

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    As we are at the end of this class, I reflect on what I have learned and what I will take with me and use in my nursing practice, I came to a conclusion that this course has helped me to better myself. It has taught me very valuable skills that I will take not only to my professional life but also to my personal as well. Along with expanding my knowledge of nursing research, there were also topics throughout this course that I found not only to be exciting to learn about but also instrumentally…

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    Theoretical Framework For Nursing Practice Unit 1 – Introduction to Theory Learning Activities 1. According to Chinn & Jacobs, there are several meanings of nursing theories as shown below (Meleis, 2007): 1.1 Theory base on structuration – according to Anthony Giddens, the social structure and its relationship with one another forms a theory when a certain action or ideas are reproduced or repeated such as culture, traditions, religion, morality, learning forms a theory or a social structure…

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    accomplish and new things to teach students. As an advanced practice nursing (APN) student, theory fundamentals play an important part in the future of an APN career because theories are what make nursing practice a profession (Cruz,2008). The graduate nursing theory course provided understanding about the purpose of nursing theories and application of theories into the advanced practice setting. The purpose of this paper is to further discuss how nursing theories can be applied in practice, how…

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    and Prevention (CDC), more than one-third of U.S. adults are obese. Research suggests that obesity and not exercising is the leading cause of heart disease, which is the number one cause of death in America (CDC, 2016). As the number of obese patients enter the hospital, so does the need for more health care workers and the appropriate equipment. Nurses have to provide basic care to every single patient, which ultimately leads to back injuries in the nursing field. The purpose of this paper is…

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    What does the term evidence based practice mean? In nursing evidence practice means that the nurse will incorporate in his/her practice knowledge and clinical judgment found trough nursing and other health professional research, which demonstrated higher and safety level of care. It also involves the patient preference in make health decision (Polit, & Beck, 2016). What is a systematic review? Systemic review entails continuous research of data with the goal to achieve the subject in research…

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    The RN, LVN and advanced practice registered nurse are entities of the nursing profession. Who are allotted the opportunity for State licensure and indorsed to practice nursing skills at variant levels. Organizational regulations in the form of Nurse Practice Act; delineates varying levels of education, accountability, and skill performance in accordance to a titled scope of practice. Often times many nurses remain within their state of licensure origin while others decide to purus the world…

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    Nursing Scope Of Practice

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    know, and understand their specific roles in order for the best possible outcome. The purpose of this post is to discuss the role that a nurse plays in a patient’s care. The American Nursing Association (2010) is an organization that has defined the nurse’s scope of practice, and holds nurses to the highest standards of practice; with these high expectations, they also encourage a safe, and healthy workplace. The Nursing scope of practice states that a nurse must practice within the limitations…

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    Advanced Practice Roles in Nursing from Past to Present Samantha Hidalgo Nyack College Abstract Nurses have played an important role in the medical field for a long time. Nurses began to further their knowledge and capabilities which led to Advance Practice Nurse. This Research Paper describes advance practice in nursing from almost 50 years ago to how it has progress today. Including how advance practice has impacted the medical field and patient outcome. In the 1960s, Nurse…

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