(Answered) NR667 Week 1: Discussion


Part 1: Using Brown and Olshansky’s (1997) model, describe what interventions you plan to do during your first year of practice to help you navigate the changes described during in each phase.

Part 2: We are seeing rapid change in primary care as stakeholders are demanding higher quality healthcare at reduced costs. After reading the Cuenca (2017) and Shi, et al. (2017) articles, provide a synthesis-level evaluation of how you believe the patient-centered medical home and value-based payment models will: (1) impact your personal practice as a nurse practitioner, and (2) transform the way primary care is delivered in the United States.

Part 3: After reading the AANP (2015) and White, et al. (2017) articles, what are your thoughts on the economic benefits of using nurse practitioners in healthcare practices? How would you respond to this question if asked in a job interview? Support your response in Part 3 with evidence from the literature.


The number of nurse practitioners entering the workforce has been increasing consistently over the past couple of years. The transition, however, is coupled with many challenges. Brown and Olshansky’s (1997) model outlines the four stages of this transition, which include laying the foundation, launching, meeting the challenge, and broadening the perspective. The laying foundation stage occurs between graduating from school and starting the NP position officially. The next stage is launching which includes moving from school to primary care work environment which is characterized by challenges such as feeling like an imposter, battling time,…To access the solution  click the icon below to purchase at $5