Leader Interview Project
The purpose of this application is to provide the student an
opportunity to interview an Advanced Practice Nurse (APN) leader about
competencies necessary for APN role development.
Through this assignment, the student
will demonstrate the ability to:
CO 2: Integrate interprofessional
collaboration and innovative communication to support and promote the
teaching-coaching function of advanced practice nursing (PO 3).
CO3: Assimilate primary care
competencies into APN/specialty nurse practitioner practice that exemplify
professional values, scholarship, service, and culturally competent global
awareness and support ongoing professional and personal development (PO 5).
CO7: Critically analyze legislative
and regulatory issues including independent practice and restraint of trade,
and business and legal requirements for the four advanced practice nursing
roles of CNS, CNP, CNM, and CRNA (PO 1, 9).
CO8: Examine the contribution of
various interprofessional collaboration resources including the role dimension
of consultant for advanced practice nursing(PO 3).
CO9: Evaluate strategies for contract
negotiation, CV/resume writing, credentialing, national board certification,
hospital privileges, and reimbursement(PO 8).
CO10: Develop visionary leadership skills
that combine best evidence with nursing expertise to support quality
improvement, safety, and change across healthcare organizations and systems (PO
1, 3, 8, 9).
CO11: Differentiate leadership strategies
that strengthen interprofessional collaboration and incorporate an ethic of
care, values, and ethical principles into the role of the nurse leader across
healthcare organizations and systems (PO 2, 4, 5, 6, 7).
11:59 p.m. MT at the end of Week 3
Total Points Possible:
To complete this application, you
will need to access to the following databases: CINAHL, MEDLINE, Cochrane
Library, and the Joanna Briggs Institute. You may access these databases
through the Chamberlain College of Nursing Online Library
TheAPN Leader Interview project will be graded on quality of
information, use of citations, use of Standard English grammar, sentence
structure, and overall organization based on the required components as
summarized in the directions and grading criteria/rubric.
Create your report using Microsoft
Word 2007 (a part of Microsoft Office 2007), which is the required format for
all Chamberlain College of Nursing documents. You can tell that the document is
saved as a MS Word 2007 document because it will end in â.docxâ
Follow the directions and grading
criteria closely. Any questions about this project may be posted under the Q
& A forum.
The length of the project report is
to be no less than 5 and no greater than 6 pages excluding title page and
APA (2010) format is required with
both a title page and reference page. Use the required components of the review
as Level 1 headers (upper and lower case, centered):
Description of the 9 NONPF NP Core
Description of the Interview with
Analysis of the discussed APN
The following are best practices for preparing this project paper:
Suggestions and Tipsâ in Course Resources.
2. Review the 9.Outlook/Week%204%20Discussion%20and%20Assignment/NONPF%20Core%20Competencies.pdf”>NONPF
Nurse Practitioner Core Competencies.
3. Identify an APN with whom to conduct an interview. The APN
should practice in one of the following roles: CNS, CNP, CNM, or CRNA.
4. When conducting the interview, be sure to identify
appropriate background information regarding the interviewee (who, what, where,
when, and why).
5. Discuss4-5 APN core competencies with the interviewee. Be
sure to identify appropriate details including relevant practice examples gleaned
from the APN leader.
6. When analyzing the discussed APN competencies, be sure to
fully address each APN competency discussed in terms of original source and
leaderâs application to APN role (i.e., Nurse Practitioner Core Competencies
Conclude the paper with a summary of
the main points covered in the paper and the benefits of meeting the
competencies within the APN role.
National Organization of Nurse Practitioner
Faculty [NONPF]. (2011). Nurse practitioner core competencies.Washington,