Examine the contribution of various interprofessional collaboration resources including the role dimension of consultant for advanced practice nursing

APN
Leader Interview Project
Guidelines
with Scoring Rubric
Purpose
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.

Course Outcomes
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).

Due
Date:Sunday
11:59 p.m. MT at the end of Week 3
Total Points Possible:
150
Requirements:
1.
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
2.
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.
3.
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 .docx
4.
Follow the directions and grading
criteria closely. Any questions about this project may be posted under the Q
& A forum.
5.
The length of the project report is
to be no less than 5 and no greater than 6 pages excluding title page and
reference pages.
6.
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):
a.
Introduction
b.
Description of the 9 NONPF NP Core
Competencies
c.
Description of the Interview with
the APN.
d.
Analysis of the discussed APN
competencies
e.
Conclusion

Preparing the
paper
The following are best practices for preparing this project paper:

1.
Read .Outlook/KIB4CNGZ/Interview%20Suggestions%20and%20Tips.pdf”>Interview
Suggestions and Tips in DocSharing.
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. Discuss 4-5 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
leaders application to APN role (i.e., Nurse Practitioner Core Competencies
[NONPF, 2011]).
7.
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.

Reference
National Organization of Nurse Practitioner
Faculty [NONPF]. (2011). Nurse practitioner core competencies.Washington,
DC: Author.

Category

Points

%

Description

Introduction

10

6

Introduces the interview, purpose of
the interview, and provides rationale for engaged interview process.

Description of the NONPF Core Competencies

30

20

Provide a comprehensive summary of the 9 NONPF core
competencies as they relate to APN practice.

Description of the APN Leader Interviewed

30

20

Provide
a brief description of the APN leader selected for this interview. Include relevant
information regarding the rationale for choosing the APN leader, the APNs role
and scope, practice details, practice location, and patient population.

Analysis of the discussed APN competencies

40

26

Include 4-5
selected APN competencies discussed in terms of original source and leaders
application to APN role. Include subheadings as needed. Use examples from the
interview that support your assertions as well as relevant examples from the
APN leaders advanced practice situation and perspective.

Conclusion

20

13

An
effective conclusion identifies the main ideas and major conclusions from the
body of your report. Minor details should not be included. Summarize the
benefits of meeting selected APN competencies within the APN role.

Clarity of writing

15

10

Use of standard English grammar and sentence
structure. No spelling errors or typographical errors. Organized around the
required components using appropriate headers.

APA format

5

5

All information taken from another
source, even if summarized, must be appropriately cited in the report
(including citation of interview) and listed in the references using APA (6th
ed.) format:
Document setup
Title and reference pages
Citations in the text and references.

Total

150

100

A quality assignment will meet or
exceed all of the above requirements.

Nurse
Practitioner Core Competencies
Scientific
Foundation Competencies
1.
Critically analyzes data and evidence for improving advanced nursing practice.
2.
Integrates knowledge from the humanities and sciences within the context of
nursing science.
3.
Translates research and other forms of knowledge to improve practice processes
and outcomes.
4.
Develops new practice approaches based on the integration of research, theory,
and practice
knowledge

Leadership
Competencies
1.
Assumes complex and advanced leadership roles to initiate and guide change.
2.
Provides leadership to foster collaboration with multiple stakeholders (e.g.
patients, community,
integrated
health care teams, and policy makers) to improve health care..
3.
Demonstrates leadership that uses critical and reflective thinking.
4.
Advocates for improved access, quality and cost effective health care.
5. Advances
practice through the development and implementation of innovations
incorporating principles
of
change.
6.
Communicates practice knowledge effectively both orally and in writing.
7.
Participates in professional organizations and activities that influence
advanced practice nursing
and/or
health outcomes of a population focus.

Quality
Competencies
1.
Uses best available evidence to continuously improve quality of clinical
practice.
2.
Evaluates the relationships among access, cost, quality, and safety and their
influence on health care.
3.
Evaluates how organizational structure, care processes, financing, marketing
and policy decisions
impact
the quality of health care.
4.
Applies skills in peer review to promote a culture of excellence.
5.
Anticipates variations in practice and is proactive in implementing
interventions to ensure quality.
NONPF
– 3

Practice
Inquiry Competencies
1.
Provides leadership in the translation of new knowledge into practice.
2.
Generates knowledge from clinical practice to improve practice and patient
outcomes.
3.
Applies clinical investigative skills to improve health outcomes.
4.
Leads practice inquiry, individually or in partnership with others.
5.
Disseminates evidence from inquiry to diverse audiences using multiple modalities.
6.
Analyzes clinical guidelines for individualized application into practice
Technology
and Information Literacy Competencies
1.
Integrates appropriate technologies for knowledge management to improve health
care.
2.
Translates technical and scientific health information appropriate for various
users needs.
2a).
Assesses the patients and caregivers educational needs to provide effective,
personalized
health
care.
2b).
Coaches the patient and caregiver for positive behavioral change.
3. Demonstrates
information literacy skills in complex decision making.
4.
Contributes to the design of clinical information systems that promote safe,
quality and cost effective
care.
5.
Uses technology systems that capture data on variables for the evaluation of
nursing care.

Policy
Competencies
1.
Demonstrates an understanding of the interdependence of policy and practice.
2.
Advocates for ethical policies that promote access, equity, quality, and cost.
3.
Analyzes ethical, legal, and social factors influencing policy development.
4.
Contributes in the development of health policy.
5.
Analyzes the implications of health policy across disciplines.
6.
Evaluates the impact of globalization on health care policy development.
NONPF
– 4

Health
Delivery System Competencies
1.
Applies knowledge of organizational practices and complex systems to improve
health care delivery.
2.
Effects health care change using broad based skills including negotiating,
consensus-building, and
partnering.
3.
Minimizes risk to patients and providers at the individual and systems level.
4.
Facilitates the development of health care systems that address the needs of
culturally diverse
populations,
providers, and other stakeholders.
5.
Evaluates the impact of health care delivery on patients, providers, other
stakeholders, and the
environment.
6.
Analyzes organizational structure, functions and resources to improve the
delivery of care.
7.
Collaborates in planning for transitions across the continuum of care.

Ethics
Competencies
1.
Integrates ethical principles in decision making.
2.
Evaluates the ethical consequences of decisions.
3.
Applies ethically sound solutions to complex issues related to individuals,
populations and systems of
care.

Independent
Practice Competencies
1.
Functions as a licensed independent practitioner.
2.
Demonstrates the highest level of accountability for professional practice.
3.
Practices independently managing previously diagnosed and undiagnosed patients.
3a).
Provides the full spectrum of health care services to include health promotion,
disease
prevention,
health protection, anticipatory guidance, counseling, disease management,
palliative,
and
end of life care.
3b).
Uses advanced health assessment skills to differentiate between normal,
variations of normal
and
abnormal findings.
3c).
Employs screening and diagnostic strategies in the development of diagnoses.
3d).
Prescribes medications within scope of practice.
3e).
Manages the health/illness status of patients and families over time.
NONPF
– 5
4. Provides
patient-centered care recognizing cultural diversity and the patient or
designee as a full
partner
in decision-making.
4a).
Works to establish a relationship with the patient characterized by mutual
respect, empathy, and
collaboration.
4b).
Creates a climate of patient-centered care to include confidentiality, privacy,
comfort, emotional
support,
mutual trust, and respect.
4c).
Incorporates the patients cultural and spiritual preferences, values, and
beliefs into health care.
4d).
Preserves the patients control over decision making by negotiating a mutually
acceptable plan
of care.

The
National Organization of Nurse Practitioner Faculties. (2012).Nurse Practitioner Core Competencies. Retrieved
from http://c.ymcdn.com/sites/www.nonpf.org/resource/resmgr/competencies/npcorecompetenciesfinal2012.pdfAPN
Leader Interview ProjectGuidelines
with Scoring RubricPurposeThe 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. Course OutcomesThrough 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).Due
Date:Sunday
11:59 p.m. MT at the end of Week 3 Total Points Possible:
1501.
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 Library2.
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.3.
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 .docx4.
Follow the directions and grading
criteria closely. Any questions about this project may be posted under the Q
& A forum. 5.
The length of the project report is
to be no less than 5 and no greater than 6 pages excluding title page and
reference pages. 6.
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): a.
Introductionb.
Description of the 9 NONPF NP Core
Competenciesc.
Description of the Interview with
the APN.d.
Analysis of the discussed APN
competenciese.
ConclusionThe following are best practices for preparing this project paper:
1.
Read .Outlook/KIB4CNGZ/Interview%20Suggestions%20and%20Tips.pdf”>Interview
Suggestions and Tips in DocSharing.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. Discuss 4-5 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
leaders application to APN role (i.e., Nurse Practitioner Core Competencies
[NONPF, 2011]).7.
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.ReferenceNational Organization of Nurse Practitioner
Faculty [NONPF]. (2011). Nurse practitioner core competencies.Washington,
DC: Author.CategoryPoints%DescriptionIntroduction 106Introduces the interview, purpose of
the interview, and provides rationale for engaged interview process.Description of the NONPF Core Competencies3020Provide a comprehensive summary of the 9 NONPF core
competencies as they relate to APN practice.Description of the APN Leader Interviewed3020Provide
a brief description of the APN leader selected for this interview. Include relevant
information regarding the rationale for choosing the APN leader, the APNs role
and scope, practice details, practice location, and patient population.Analysis of the discussed APN competencies4026Include 4-5
selected APN competencies discussed in terms of original source and leaders
application to APN role. Include subheadings as needed. Use examples from the
interview that support your assertions as well as relevant examples from the
APN leaders advanced practice situation and perspective.Conclusion2013An
effective conclusion identifies the main ideas and major conclusions from the
body of your report. Minor details should not be included. Summarize the
benefits of meeting selected APN competencies within the APN role.Clarity of writing1510Use of standard English grammar and sentence
structure. No spelling errors or typographical errors. Organized around the
required components using appropriate headers.APA format55All information taken from another
source, even if summarized, must be appropriately cited in the report
(including citation of interview) and listed in the references using APA (6th
ed.) format:Document setupTitle and reference pagesCitations in the text and references.Total 150100A quality assignment will meet or
exceed all of the above requirements.Nurse
Practitioner Core CompetenciesScientific
Foundation Competencies1.
Critically analyzes data and evidence for improving advanced nursing practice.2.
Integrates knowledge from the humanities and sciences within the context of
nursing science.3.
Translates research and other forms of knowledge to improve practice processes
and outcomes.4.
Develops new practice approaches based on the integration of research, theory,
and practiceknowledgeLeadership
Competencies1.
Assumes complex and advanced leadership roles to initiate and guide change.2.
Provides leadership to foster collaboration with multiple stakeholders (e.g.
patients, community,integrated
health care teams, and policy makers) to improve health care..3.
Demonstrates leadership that uses critical and reflective thinking.4.
Advocates for improved access, quality and cost effective health care.5. Advances
practice through the development and implementation of innovations
incorporating principlesof
change.6.
Communicates practice knowledge effectively both orally and in writing.7.
Participates in professional organizations and activities that influence
advanced practice nursingand/or
health outcomes of a population focus.Quality
Competencies1.
Uses best available evidence to continuously improve quality of clinical
practice.2.
Evaluates the relationships among access, cost, quality, and safety and their
influence on health care.3.
Evaluates how organizational structure, care processes, financing, marketing
and policy decisionsimpact
the quality of health care.4.
Applies skills in peer review to promote a culture of excellence.5.
Anticipates variations in practice and is proactive in implementing
interventions to ensure quality.NONPF
– 3Practice
Inquiry Competencies1.
Provides leadership in the translation of new knowledge into practice.2.
Generates knowledge from clinical practice to improve practice and patient
outcomes.3.
Applies clinical investigative skills to improve health outcomes.4.
Leads practice inquiry, individually or in partnership with others.5.
Disseminates evidence from inquiry to diverse audiences using multiple modalities.6.
Analyzes clinical guidelines for individualized application into practiceTechnology
and Information Literacy Competencies1.
Integrates appropriate technologies for knowledge management to improve health
care.2.
Translates technical and scientific health information appropriate for various
users needs.2a).
Assesses the patients and caregivers educational needs to provide effective,
personalizedhealth
care.2b).
Coaches the patient and caregiver for positive behavioral change.3. Demonstrates
information literacy skills in complex decision making.4.
Contributes to the design of clinical information systems that promote safe,
quality and cost effectivecare.5.
Uses technology systems that capture data on variables for the evaluation of
nursing care.Policy
Competencies1.
Demonstrates an understanding of the interdependence of policy and practice.2.
Advocates for ethical policies that promote access, equity, quality, and cost.3.
Analyzes ethical, legal, and social factors influencing policy development.4.
Contributes in the development of health policy.5.
Analyzes the implications of health policy across disciplines.6.
Evaluates the impact of globalization on health care policy development.NONPF
– 4Health
Delivery System Competencies1.
Applies knowledge of organizational practices and complex systems to improve
health care delivery.2.
Effects health care change using broad based skills including negotiating,
consensus-building, andpartnering.3.
Minimizes risk to patients and providers at the individual and systems level.4.
Facilitates the development of health care systems that address the needs of
culturally diversepopulations,
providers, and other stakeholders.5.
Evaluates the impact of health care delivery on patients, providers, other
stakeholders, and theenvironment.6.
Analyzes organizational structure, functions and resources to improve the
delivery of care.7.
Collaborates in planning for transitions across the continuum of care.Ethics
Competencies1.
Integrates ethical principles in decision making.2.
Evaluates the ethical consequences of decisions.3.
Applies ethically sound solutions to complex issues related to individuals,
populations and systems ofcare.Independent
Practice Competencies1.
Functions as a licensed independent practitioner.2.
Demonstrates the highest level of accountability for professional practice.3.
Practices independently managing previously diagnosed and undiagnosed patients.3a).
Provides the full spectrum of health care services to include health promotion,
diseaseprevention,
health protection, anticipatory guidance, counseling, disease management,
palliative,and
end of life care.3b).
Uses advanced health assessment skills to differentiate between normal,
variations of normaland
abnormal findings.3c).
Employs screening and diagnostic strategies in the development of diagnoses.3d).
Prescribes medications within scope of practice.3e).
Manages the health/illness status of patients and families over time.NONPF
– 54. Provides
patient-centered care recognizing cultural diversity and the patient or
designee as a fullpartner
in decision-making.4a).
Works to establish a relationship with the patient characterized by mutual
respect, empathy, andcollaboration.4b).
Creates a climate of patient-centered care to include confidentiality, privacy,
comfort, emotionalsupport,
mutual trust, and respect.4c).
Incorporates the patients cultural and spiritual preferences, values, and
beliefs into health care.4d).
Preserves the patients control over decision making by negotiating a mutually
acceptable planof care.The
National Organization of Nurse Practitioner Faculties. (2012).Nurse Practitioner Core Competencies. Retrieved
from http://c.ymcdn.com/sites/www.nonpf.org/resource/resmgr/competencies/npcorecompetenciesfinal2012.pdf

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