Class 1 Unit 8 Journal
The Consensus Model and the Role of the Advanced Practice Nurse
The purpose of this assignment is to assist you in understanding the specific parameters of each advanced practice role. Understanding how your role is defined by the consensus model will assist you in working within your scope of practice.
Compare and contrast each of the population focused roles authorized by the nurse practice act in the state in which you live. What are the barriers to practice in your state for each one of the roles?
Where to Post Response:
You will post this response to the online Journal. However, please write your response in Word or another text tool and save your work. When you are ready to post, copy your response text and paste it into the online Journal. This approach will ensure that you have a backup of your work.
Journal Assignment Requirements:
As this Assignment is a Journal entry and not a formal paper, it may at times be difficult to follow the organization, style, and formatting of the APA 6th Edition Manual. Despite this, your Journal Assignment should:
Be no more than 1–2 paragraphs (less than 1 page) in length;
clearly establish and maintain the viewpoint and purpose of the Assignment;
follow the conventions of Standard American English (correct grammar, punctuation, etc.);
be well ordered, logical, and unified, as well as original and insightful; and
display superior content, organization, style, and mechanics.
References may be included and if references are used, there should be a reference page prepared in APA format.
View the Journal Grading Rubric on the Grading Rubrics page under the Course Resources.