NUR 513 Topic 8: Role Development for Advanced Registered Nurses

NUR 513 Topic 8: Role Development for Advanced Registered Nurses

NUR 513 Topic 8: Role Development for Advanced Registered Nurses



  1. Evaluate how professional nursing organizations influence the profession and support nurses in achieving their professional goals.
  2. Examine positions and goals supported by nursing organizations that relate to one’s personal worldview and philosophy of care and
  3. Discuss the potential impact of current legislation on the advanced registered nurse’s individual and collective

Study Materials

Advanced Practice Nursing: Essential Knowledge for the Profession


Read Chapters 28-30 in Advanced Practice NUYsing: Essential Knowwdgefor the Profession.

Leadership in Nursing Practice: Changing the Landscape of Health Care


Read Chapters 1O and 11 in Leadership in Nursing Practice: Changing the Landscape of Health Care.

A New Model for ANCC’s Magnet Recognition Program


Read “A New Model for ANCC’s Magnet Recognition Program,” by the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC), located on U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs website.

Professional Nursing Organizations


Explore the Professiona l Nursing Organizations links on the Sigma Theta Tau International Honor Society ofNursing website.


Benchmark – Future Scope, Role, and Professional Obligations Paper



Advanced registered nursing graduates are entering the profession at dynamic time when roles and scope of practice are shifting based on developments in legislation and policy in response to the evolving needs of the health care system Professional nursing organuations play an impo11ant role in making sure the perspectives of advanced registered nurses are heard, and in suppo1ting nurse specialties in their effo1ts to expand their scope of practice and their full pa11icipation throughout the health care system.

For this assignment, you will conduc t research on the cu1Tent scope of practice for your specialty and efforts that are being made to expand that scope and the role of the advanced nurse in positively influencing the health care system. Write a 1,250-1,500-word paper that includes the following:

  1. A discussion of the scope of your future role as an advanced registered nurse, including any regulato1y, certi fication, or accreditation agencies that define that scope.
  2. A discussion of three professional nursing organizations that you think are most influential in advancing the scope and influence of advanced nursing. Of these organizations, evaluate the one that you would mo st like to join. How do its goals and mission fit in with your worldview and philosophy of care? How might membership in this organization improve your practice?
  3. A discussion of a controversial or evolving issue that is most likely to affect your scope of practice or role in the next few years. How do you think this issue could influence the profession and other stakeholder s, and why does it matters to the advanced registered nurse?

You are required to cite five to 10 sources to comp lete this assignment Sources must be published within the last 5 years and appropriate for the assignment criteria and nursing content.

Prepare this assignment according to the guidelines found in the APA Style Guide, located in the Student Success Center. An abstract is not required.

This assignment uses a mbric. Please review the mbric prior to beginning the assignment to become familiar with the expectations for successful completion.

You are required to submit this assignment to LopesWrite. Please refer to the directions in the Studen t Success Center.

Topic 8 DQ 1


Identify three professional nursing organuations that interest you. Provide a brief summary of their purp ose, requirements, and any differences in focus, population, scope, or intent. How do these organi£ations align to yo w· goals and worldview?

Topic 8 DQ 2


Research health care legislation that is being considered in your state. What impact might this legislation have on your future practice? What impact does it have on the collective practice of nurses in your state? How do you envision yourself potentially becoming involved in political advocacy for the profession in your future practice?

Topic 8 Participation



NUR-513 Course Objectives


In this course, the student will:

  1. Determine the current state of advanced specialty nursing
  2. Examine nursing theo1y and the role, ethical responsibilities, and legal obligations of the advanced specialty nurse in health promotion and disease prevention from a Christian perspective and as a leader who improves health care
  3. Navigate GCU’s libraiy and other scholaily resources of evidence-based practice (EBP) literature and guidelines.
  4. Review evidence-based practice (EBP) and the reseai·ch
  5. Determine avenues for role development, including identifying relevant professional organizations and professional development