NR447 Week 2 Professional Nursing Organization & Certification Latest 2016 Jan.
Professional Nursing Organization
and Certification Form
Your Name: Date:
Your Instructor’s Name:
Directions:After completing your assignment, you mustcomplete this form and submit it to the Dropbox.The form is expandable and will enlarge the textbox to accommodate your answers. Do not rely only on this form for everything you must include!Please look in Doc Sharing for specific instructionsin the Guidelines for this assignment.
|Category||Fill in your answers in this column.|
|Description of professional organization that offers certification: Mission,vision,values, membership eligibility, financial implications, workable link to website. Be specific. Describe how the organization aligns with your own professional viewpoint.|
|Certification requirements: Criteria for initial certification. Describe your eligibility and what barriers may exist to this certification. Be specific.|
|Recertification requirements: Criteria for recertification. Describe whether these are achievable and reasonable. Be specific.|
|Practice impact: Active membership, nursing practice, outcomes, quality,safety, etc. Provide examples and be specific.|
|Certification impact: Certification andrecertification benefits for self, nursing practice, outcomes, quality,safety, etc. Explain personal benefits of certification. Be specific.|
Reflect upon a patient care encounter from personal practice in which principles from Barbara Carper’s theory of “Ways of Knowing” were used. Illustrate how each fundamental pattern for nursing knowledge contributed to the care of this patient.
Select a particular area of nursing that is of interest to you. Elaborate on the specifics of nursing research in relation to this area— what can be accomplished by it, and why you believe it to be valuable.
Include an explanation of the following questions in your response.
What role does nursing research play in the development of applied medicine?
What are the best methods for conducting such research?
Include specific topics you will cover, and how this relates to your literature review.
How do you know whether a topic qualifies as research worthy? What criteria make a topic acceptable for research?
The assignment should be between 1500 and 2000 words in length and contain at least two scholarly sources, in addition to the textbook and provided material.
Please submit your assignment in one APA formatted document.