Discussion Reflection: Role Transition
Discussion Reflection Response – Role Transition
This week we will be reflecting on your progression on transiting to the advanced practice role.
The transition from Professional Registered Professional Nurse (RN) to Advanced Practice Registered Nurse (APN) is often a stressful career change. Reflect on factors that influence role transition and how best to mitigate the transition toward alteration in professional identity, loss of confidence, and novice APN development. Please note:
- This is a reflection and therefore no references are needed nor expected.
- Your response should be 200-300 words in length.
Guidelines: In your discussion response, provide a substantive response that illustrates a well-reasoned and thoughtful response. Reflective posts provide you an opportunity to think back on the concepts and materials you reviewed for the week. A reflection is a method for personal growth. A reflection post can help answer questions, such as, “How has my thinking changed this past week?”, “How can I use the concepts or relationships from the course readings and course content in my practice?” Reflection enhances personal and professional growth by making connections to previous course content and/or presenting novel ideas and insights.