Identify the educational preparation and role(s) of the clinicalnurseleader (CNL) designation. Give an example of how the CNL influences direct patient care whether in a hospitalor out in the community.
The educational preparation of the clinical nurse leader, a role developed by the American Association of Colleges of Nursing (AACN), includes becoming a licensed registered nurse and graduating from a CNL masters or post masters program, accredited by a nursing accrediting agency, recognized by the U.S. Secretary of Education (CNC, n.d.). The curriculum for the master’s program builds upon baccalaureate nursing knowledge and work experience, concentrating on nursing leadership, clinical outcomes management, and care environment management (University of Rochester, 2012). CNL program graduates take the CNL Certification Examination at their school of nursing or at a local testing center upon graduation.
The role of the clinical nurse leader is to be able to advocate for the profession, …
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