Provide a clear discussion on Benner’s theory “from Novice to Expert” and how it is applies to nursing practice. This discussion requires a reference list containing a minimum of 10 references.
Within your discussion:
1: Provide an outline of Benner’s theory
2: Describe the five stages of clinical competence and how nurses transition through to become an expert.
3: Explain the terms ‘advanced practice’
4: Identify the functions of a novice versus an advanced nurse
5: Relate Benner’s theory to the NMBA standards of practice
Introduction shows evidence of exceptional understanding and clear and adequate description of the topic.
Content and Analysis A comprehensive discussion and analysis of topic provided whereby student integrates the information from a minimum of 4 peer reviewed journal articles in the discussion paper. Demonstrates exceptional understanding of the stages of clinical competence
Integration of Benner’s theory into practice consistently interprets the theory in an accurate and highly insightful way and provides highly creative and unique synthesis of the application of theory into practice
Presentation Logical and sequential arrangement of arguments and discussions. Headings are very accurately labelled, and the information presented under the heading is consistent with the heading. Conclusion provides a very clear summary of the presentation. No new information is provided.
APA 7th Format and References Paper meets APA 7th guidelines regarding margins, font, references, etc. All content follows current APA writing guidelines.