NUR 513 Topic 8: Role Development For Advanced Registered Nurses



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

Study Materials

Advanced Practice Nursing: Essential Knowledge for the Profession


Read Chapters 28-30 in Advanced Practice NURsing: Essential Know Wdg For the Profession. URL: ce-nursing_essential-knowledge-for-the-profession_3e.php


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 healthcare system Professional nursing organizations play an impo11ant role in making sure the perspectives of advanced registered nurses are heard, and in supporting nurse specialties in their efforts to expand their scope of practice and their full pa11 occupation throughout the health care system.

For this assignment, you will conduct research on the cuRRent 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:

  • A discussion of the scope of your future role as an advanced registered nurse, including any regulatory, certification, or accreditation agencies that define that scope.
  • 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 most 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?
  • 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 stakeholders, and why does it matter to the advanced registered nurse?

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

Topic 8 DQ 1


Identify three professional nursing organizations that interest you. Provide a brief summary of their purpose, 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