The Nurse Practitioner Core Competencies

Describe the Nurse Practitioner’s core competencies, and discuss how you can attain basic mastery of those competencies.

Once you have defined and explained the core competencies, choose two of the competencies below in addition to the leadership competency and discuss how you will demonstrate competence (for a total of three). The competencies are:

  • Scientific foundations;
  • Leadership;
  • Quality;
  • Practice inquiry;
  • Technology and information literacy;
  • Policy;
  • Health delivery system;
  • Ethics;
  • Independent practice.