NR510 Week 2 Discussion 1, 2 & 3 Latest 2016 November

Subject: General Questions    / General General Questions    

Question
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Discussion Part One (graded)

Mary, a registered nurse, decided that she wants to become a CNP. She applied and was accepted to the Family Nurse Practitioner program at Chamberlain College of Nursing. She received a course curriculum which outlined the courses necessary to complete her degree. One of the early courses in the program curriculum is NR-501 Theoretical Basis for Advanced Nursing Practice.

You are a student colleague of Mary’s enrolled in the same class. On the class Q&A discussion board, Mary posted, “I took nursing theory classes fifteen years ago in my bachelor’s program. I don’t understand why I need to take theory classes again.”

Discussion Question:
How would you respond? Develop a logical response to Mary’s post. Provide evidence to support your arguments.


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Discussion Part Two (graded)

Mary wrote, “All nursing theories are the same and certainly there is no connection to APN practice.”

Discussion Question:

How would you respond? Develop a logical response to Mary’s post. Provide evidence to support your arguments.


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Discussion Part Three (graded)

The following response on the discussion board was posted by the course instructor:

“The advanced practice roles of CNM, CNP, CNS, and CRNA require an intensive set of clinical skills, understandings, and integrative abilities that synthesize advanced practice nursing knowledge.”

Discussion Question:

 

What does the course instructor mean by “integrative abilities”? Provide evidence to support your response.