Read Chapter 25 about Community Nursing Practice Model on the text book: Smith M. & Parker M. (2014). Nursing Theories and Nursing Practice. (4th, Ed.) Philadelphia: F.A. Davis Company.
1-Reflect on the various settings in which family nurse practitioners are able to work. Currently in primary care, specifically community health centers, there is a significant need to hire more advanced practice nurses to meet the care needs of patients in both rural and urban populations.
2-Read the article attached below and examine what role does the Community Nursing Practice Model have in achieving better access, care delivery and outcomes to patients living in underserved communities.
Nurse Practitioners in Community Health Settings Today Article: http://clinicians.org/images/upload/wessel_nurse_practitioners.pdf
3-Identify 1 (one) MSN Essential most correlates to this discussion related to community nursing practice.