The master’s-prepared advanced practice role
Please note this assignment has part 1 and 2 . See instructions and attachments for assignment details.
Consider different professional practice issues related to future professional practice in the master’s-prepared advanced practice role. Think about your
practicum project and where this will take place.
What issues or problems, related to your area of interest, have you identified in the practicum practice setting? (Other suggested issues or problems might
include unit nurse staffing, supply access, patient falls, or staff to patient/family communication). How might you resolve the issues or problems with an
evidence-based practice quality improvement project?
How might you resolve the issues or problems with an evidence-based practice quality improvement project?
To successfully complete this assignment, you will need the following supplemental items.
Complete the Project Professional Practice Issue form.
Think about your practicum project and the issue you identified in Module 3. What issue or problem did you identify? (Note: You may have also selected a
prominent nursing practice issue that is of interest to you.) Analyze scholarly literature related to the issue/problem of and strategies for resolution. Review
different nursing theories that could support a resolution to the practice issue or problem you have identified. NOTE: Many students may be inclined to
choose Lewin’s Change Theory. This is not a nursing theory and would not apply to the required content for this assignment.
In a four to six-page written paper, address the following.
Discuss how nursing theory can be applied to solve the practice issue/problem.
A minimum of four scholarly nursing literature references must be used.
Describe the selected issue or problem, and address the following.
What is the specific issue or problem?
Why should the nursing profession care about this issue or problem?
What does the nursing literature say about this issue or problem, including its frequency of occurrence?
Who are the stakeholders affected by the issue or problem?
Identify a nursing theory that provides a framework to support the selected practice issue or problem. Provide an overview of the nursing theory. Use
scholarly nursing literature.
Use the selected nursing theory to develop a strategy to resolve the selected practice issue or problem. Use scholarly literature.