Integrate professional values through scholarship and service in health care.

MSN Essential IV: Translating and Integrating Scholarship into Practice Recognize that the master’s-prepared nurse applies research outcomes within the practice setting, resolves practice problems, works as a change agent, and disseminates results.

Nurse Practitioner Core Competencies # 7

Health Delivery System Competencies

1. Applies knowledge of organizational practices and complex systems to improve health care delivery.

2. Effects health care change using broad based skills including negotiating, consensus-building, and

partnering.

3. Minimizes risk to patients and providers at the individual and systems level.

4. Facilitates the development of health care systems that address the needs of culturally diverse

populations, providers, and other stakeholders.

5. Evaluates the impact of health care delivery on patients, providers, other stakeholders, and the

environment.

6. Analyzes organizational structure, functions and resources to improve the delivery of care.

7. Collaborates in planning for transitions across the continuum of care.

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