Class 1 Unit 6 DISCUSSION (DQ)

NP and APN Roles Comparison

Compare and contrast the primary care NP role with other APN roles and the role of physician assistants. What are the similarities among the roles and what are the differences?

   1. THINGS TO REMEMBER:•   Discussion post is at least 200 words.•   Answer the question with opinions/ideas creatively and clearly. Supports post using several   outside, peer-reviewed sources.•   3 References, find resources that are 5 years or less•   No errors with APA format 6th Edition  2. Textbook Required Readings Advanced Practice Nursing: An Integrative Approach

 Chapter 14: “The Clinical Nurse Specialist” Chapter 15: “The Primary Care Nurse Practitioner” Chapter 16: “The Acute Care Nurse Practitioner” Chapter 17: “The Certified Nurse-Midwife” Chapter 18: “The Certified Registered Nurse Anesthetist” Read the Institute of Medicine (IOM) report located here: Institute of Medicine Report on Advanced Practice Nursing