Week 7 discussion
Collaboration for Improving Practice
Discuss the role of the DNP-prepared nurse in leading
interprofessional collaboration and partnership for promoting safe clinical
practice within healthcare systems.
Consider your reading this week from Chapters 6 and 10 in
Zaccagnini, M. E. & White, K.W. (2014); and in light of that reading,
discuss ways that you currently work in or have developed interprofessional
What more can you do relative to interprofessional
collaboration as you move through your DNP education? Give specific examples of
your current actions and future plans and tell why those actions are likely to
improve outcomes? Be specific.
DQ2 Emerging Roles for the DNP-Prepared Nurse
What emerging DNP roles do you imagine yourself in upon
completion of your degree? What skills and/or competencies do you think will be
most beneficial to you as you take on those advanced roles? Consider your
readings in Zaccagnini, Chapters 8 and 9 as you formulate your discussion post.
Compare your role in performing traditional advanced practice actions to what
is possible in emerging roles when you have completed your DNP degree.