NUR 513 Topic 1: Emerging Roles For Advanced Registered Nursing Specialties



  • Describe the history of advanced registered nursing, including shifts in scope, role, and expectations.
  • Discuss emerging roles for the advanced registered
  • Discuss the Institute of Medicine’s recommendations for nursing education and the role of the advanced practice registered nurse in the evolving health care

Study Materials

Advanced Practice Nursing: Essential Knowledge for the Profession

Description: Read Chapters I , 2, and 5 in Advanced Practice Nursing: Essential Knowledge for the Profession. URL: ce-nursing_essential-knowledge-for-the-profession_3e.php

Leadership in Nursing Practice: Changing the Landscape of HealthCare

Description: Read Chapter 2 in Leadership in Nursing Practice: Changing the Landscape of

HealthCare. LoudCloud Walk to Class Tutorial

Description: Review the tutorial. This tutorial will be used to prepare for the Topic I assignment.

The Future of Nursing: Leading Change, Advancing Health

Description: Read The Future of Nursing: Leading Change, Advancing Health, by the Co=ittee on the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation Initiative on the Future of Nursing (2011). Download the free PDF from the National Academy of Sciences website.This resource will be used to answer Topic I DQ 2.

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Topic 1 DQ 1


Describe how the role of advanced registered nurse transformed over time. Consider shifts in scope and expectations in the 20th and 21st centuries. In what ways will the advanced registered nurse role and responsibilities continue to evolve and emerge as the American healthcare system changes?

Topic 1 DQ 2


Access The Future of Nursing: Leading Change, Advancing Health. Identify the two reco=endations for nursing education you believe will be most effective or radical in creating change within the industry. Provide rationale based on your experience in practice. Do you agree or disagree with how the Institute of Medicine (IOM) describes the advanced practice registered nurse role evolving. Why or why not?

Navigating the Online Environment Scavenger Hunt


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  • Review “Navigating the Online Scavenger Hunt” and search LoudCloud to find the
  • Complete the scavenger hunt while navigating LoudC l

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