The orientation includes strategies to support systems entry such as help setting up their practice, introductions to key colleagues, and demonstration of commitment to policies and practices that support advanced practice nursing. These orientation enhancements are crucial for role development.
As a long term goal for her career, she intends to promote the nursing profession in general and advanced practice nursing specifically through clinical practice, educating nursing students, and activity in professional associations.
I encourage you to join/renew your commitment to Nursing and Advanced Practice Nursing by maintaining your Nevada Nurses Association membership and volunteering to help form the practice of nursing and advanced practice nursing in the state of Nevada.
Although ONS has taken no official position on the DNP, it recognizes that nurses have differing opinions about the degree and its impact on the nursing profession, especially with respect to advanced practice nursing roles.