(Answered) NR 505NP Week 8: Life-Long Learning 1

The purpose of this assignment is for learners to:

  • Construct a plan for continued learning related to translating research to an evidence-based practice.
  • Engage in a collegial sharing of resources for life-long learning.

Activity Learning Outcomes

Through this assignment, the student will demonstrate the ability to:

  • Demonstrate professional and personal growth through a spirit of inquiry, scholarship, and service in diverse healthcare settings. (CO 3)
  • Develop knowledge related to research and evidence-based practice as a basis for designing and critiquing research studies. (CO 4)

Due Date: 

Initial prompt due by Wednesday, 11:59 PM MT of week 8

Two peer posts due by SATURDAY 11:59 PM MT of week 8 (week 8 closes on Saturday at 11:59pm MT)

All posts must be made on three separate days of the week.


A 10% late penalty will be imposed for discussions posted after the deadline on Wednesday, regardless of the number of days late. NOTHING will be accepted after 11:59pm MT on Saturday (i.e. student will receive an automatic 0). Week 8 discussion closes on Saturday at 11:59pm MT.

Points:50 points

Assignment Requirements

Using your plan for continued learning, use the Discussion Board space to share some of the methods you will use for life-long learning related to maintaining an evidence-based practice as a nurse practitioner. You may want to explore conferences and journals to share with colleagues. Please respond to a minimum of 2 peers. There is no posting maximum or minimum. No scholarly references need to be integrated. Engage in a professional and supportive conversation.


Lifelong learning has been recognized as a necessity for the nursing profession. This is given that the healthcare environment is complex and practices are evolving rapidly. Therefore, life-long learning is vital in ensuring the provision of current, safe and high-quality medical care to individual patients (Mi, & Halalau, 2016). With evidence-based practice gaining ground, a key method that can be used for life-long learning is evidence-based practice conferences. By attending the annual conference, nurses get the opportunity to explore new ideas about their area of specialty through a presentation made at the conferences or though the study presentedClick link below to purchase full tutorial at $5