The Master's Portfolio: Validating a Career in Advanced Practice NursingJournal of the American Academy of Nurse Practitioners (2002)
AbstractPurpose To describe the process of portfolio development and faculty review that offers graduate credit within a framework of structural empowerment and mentoring for documented educational and clinical accomplishments for family nurse practitioners (FNPs). Data Sources Selected literature and examples from one student's portfolio to illustrate the process. Conclusions The degree granting process assists certified FNPs to fulfill career aspirations through achieving graduate level education at the University of Massachusetts, Amherst, School of Nursing.
- Nurse practitioner education; career validation; empowerment; mentoring
Citation InformationE. Hayes, Genevieve Chandler and D. Merriman. "The Master's Portfolio: Validating a Career in Advanced Practice Nursing" Journal of the American Academy of Nurse Practitioners Vol. 14 Iss. 3 (2002)
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