Advanced Practice Roles in Nursing:

Use the South University Library and your assigned textbook to answer the following questions.

· Distinguish between Advanced Nursing Practice (ANP) and the Advanced Practice Nurse (APN).

· Briefly define advanced nursing practice and the four roles in advanced practice nursing pertaining to clinical practice, primary care, education, administration, and health information.

· Discuss the role you intend to acquire through SUO. Include experiences and/or qualities you have that have influenced your decision. Include your personal philosophy.

· Develop a minimum of ten questions that you would like to ask the advanced practice clinician or non-clinician that you have chosen to interview.  Identify in the paper the individual by name, credentials, position, and your planned date for the interview (Interview write-up is due Week 3)

Submission Details:

· Create a 2-4 page paper (excluding the title page and references).

· Literature should be used and points are assigned.

· Peer reviewed articles that are non-research and nursing organization websites may be used. All articles must be current (not more than five years old, unless it is a hallmark reference; e.g., Institute of Medicine (IOM) (2010). The Future of Nursing: Leading Change, Advancing Health.

· Format your paper, citations, and references using correct APA Style.