Considering your role specialization, rank the top three current trends or issues that you believe to be most important with regard to credentialing. No word count.
a. Why do you see these as the most pressing ones? b. For the top two issues that you ranked as most important, identify two strategies that: (1) you as an individual and (2) the nursing profession as a whole should take to address these issues and strengthen advanced nursing practice. Justify your answers using examples and reasoning. Comment on the postings of at least two peers concerning whether you agree or disagree with their views. Reference Hamric, A.B., Spross, J.A., & Hanson, C.M. (2009). Advanced Practice Nursing: An Integrative Approach. St. Louis: Elsevier
Assignment 1 Grading Criteria Maximum Points Discussion Question Responses: Displays an understanding of the course materials and the underlying concept discussed. Includes course materials and additional scholarly resources to support important points. 15 Participation Responses: Displays an understanding of topic under discussion by affirming statements, asking a related question, or making an oppositional statement. Position must be supported with related evidence. Responds to a minimum of two peers/question. 10 Professional Practice Connection: Demonstrates reflective thought pertaining to personal perspectives and professional development. Reflective statements include a theoretical rationale. 10 Quality of Academic Writing: Written responses are free of grammatical, spelling or punctuation errors. Citations and references are included and written in the correct APA Style. 10 Total: