Also, According to Underhill, et al (2015), evidence-based practice (EBP) in nursing is the combination of clinical proficiency, research evidence, and patient preference to generate effective patient care approaches (Underhill, et al, 2015). …show more content…
According to the nurse journal.org(2017), family nurse practitioners (FNPs) are advanced practice registered nurses (APRNs) who able to care medically about the life cycle from infants to geriatric patients. The family nurse practitioner takes care of family with possessing the license and the specific skills necessary to work with this patient group (NurseJournal.org, 2017).
And the nurse practitioners’ scope of practice and ability to work independently varies widely across the country (Britt, 2012). As I know, I can work by myself without any supervising, independently. Also, I love taking care of patients with diverse ages. This is why I chose this specialty track.
The main role and responsibilities of the family nurse practitioner is preventive care. Within family group, I can perform prenatal, well-child, and adult care checkups with developing the age, prescribing medications, teaching health promotion and disease prevention to patients (Britt,