Nursing Has Changed Over Time

Perspectives for the Future


Nurses collaborate in a wide variety of settings. Cooperative relationships will be fostered if graduate nurses are aware of the roles and responsibilities of each type of graduate nurse.


Make a choice and describe a specialty that has developed in a different direction from that of advanced practice nursing (for example, informatics or administration; health policy or health policy and/or forensic nursing).
What are the most significant differences you see between this evolution and the development of APN specialties?
Create a description of the future vision and goals for each role, as well as how they relate to emerging healthcare trends and requirements.
Each section of your paper must be contained within a single Word document. Not counting the title and reference list pages, the paper must be between 2 and 3 pages in length, excluding the abstract and conclusion. The paper must adhere to the guidelines of the APA Publication Manual, 6th Edition. formatting, which includes a title page, running head, and reference list, as well as properly formatted citations in the body of the paper, is required.

Please refer to the Grading Rubrics section of the Course Home for more information on this Assignment’s grading criteria and rubric.

The following are the requirements for the assignment:

You should complete the following tasks before submitting your work:

Make sure to read the Assignment description carefully (as displayed above); consult the Grading Rubric (found under the Course Home) to ensure that you have included everything necessary; and submit your assignment on time. and makes use of spell-check and grammar check to reduce the number of mistakes.
Your writing assignment should include the following elements:

Following Standard American English conventions (correct grammar, punctuation, and so on) as well as being original and insightful; displaying superior content and organization; and displaying superior mechanics (including style and mechanics of writing).
Written by Ann Hamric and Charlene M. Hanson, with contributions from Mary Fran Tracy and Eileen T. O’Grady, the text Advanced Practice, Nursing: An Integrated Approach is available online.

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