Case Study : The Aanp Offers A Twelve Month Leadership Program
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The AANP offers a twelve month leadership program. It recruits nurse practitioners from the United States and trains them with advance leadership development. “To advance the role and visibility of the nurse practitioner as a provider of high-quality, personalized and patient center healthcare, AANP joins other health organizations through multiple alliances ” ("AANP - Home," 2015, para. 6 ). Joining the alliances, will help the NP build awareness of their role within their profession. Some of the alliances includes: American Cancer Society, Coalition for Patients’ Rights, Daisy foundation, and Million Hearts. AANP is a partner with Million Hearts; nurse practitioners have an important role of helping to prevent heart disease. They work with Million Heart by helping to reduce the number of patients who need treatment for heart attacks and strokes; and improving the lives of the ones who actually need help.
Evidence Based Practice “Evidence-based practice (EBP) is using the best available research findings to make clinical decisions that are most effective and beneficial for patients” (Chitty & Black, 2007, p. 275). As a professional, evidence based practice incorporates critical thinking and improving your clinical judgement. In order to stay up to date with evidence based practice the nurse can attend continued education, professional conferences, read journals, and become a member of a professional organization (Chitty & Black, 2007, p. 276). The AANP