Develop advanced clinical practice expertise to affect positive health care outcomes with individuals, families, populations, and systems, particularly in rural and underserved areas.
Evaluate theory and research for the application of evidence-based practice to health care provided by advanced practice nurses.
Employ critical thinking and diagnostic reasoning skills in the application of advanced practice nursing knowledge to develop plans of care that promote health, reduce risk, and manage the illness trajectory.
Employ effective communication and technology within the multidisciplinary collaborative context of advanced practice nursing.
Demonstrate advanced leadership, advocacy, consultation and citizenship activities to improve health care delivery and effect change in professional and political realms.
Incorporate human caring values, ethical principles, and cultural and spiritual sensitivity in all aspects of the advanced practice nursing role.
Demonstrate role responsibility and accountability in all professional endeavors within the scope of advanced practice nursing.