Week 1 The Value of a
Consider the current healthcare delivery models and practice
settings. Reflect on how nursing practice is transforming in response to the
current demands of the healthcare system and answer the following questions:
What differentiates the practice of a master’s-prepared
nurse compared to that of a baccalaureate-prepared nurse?
What is the value of a master’s degree in nursing?
What do you consider to be the most essential professional
competency for a master’s-prepared nurse practicing in the 21st century?
Refer to AACN Essentials, NLN competencies, and CCN Nursing
Conceptual Framework. Use at least one outside scholarly article to support
your position. Provide an example to illustrate an application to professional