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Abby has been an RN for 8 years. Since completing her ASN she has worked on a medical unit where many of her patients were terminally ill. She has become very interested in palliative care. Abby would like to become an APRN (Advanced Practice Nurse). Her dream job is to be a family nurse practitioner with expertise in palliative care.
Consider these questions:
What are Abby’s challenges in achieving her goals?
What educational steps will be required for her to become an FNP in your state?
What other training is available to increase her skills in end-of-life in your state?
Think of the areas of nursing that interest you most. How do your personal and professional qualifications compare with the characteristics needed in
the roles in chapter 1?
BOOK: Black, B. (2014). Professional nursing concepts and challenges (7th ed.). St .Louis, Missouri:
Health Policy and Politics, A Nurses Guide, by Milstead, p 240
Analyze what might have transpired if Annie did not have a nursing background.
List the breakdowns in communication that occurred and the potential ramifications.
Did the advance practice nurse’s office fulfill a meaningful use stage 2 requirements of providing secure electronic communication between the patient and healthcare provider?