This Discussion Board (DB) assignment represents an opportunity for deep thought and discussion of your beliefs about the nature and future of nursing. This DB is structured using a “Socratic” questioning technique. The structure of many of the DBs in the DNP program are based on Socratic MethodLinks to an external site. where:

“The ‘teacher,’ or leader of the dialogue, asks probing questions in an effort to expose the values and beliefs which frame and support the thoughts and statements of the participants in the inquiry.” (Reis, 2003, para. 5)

Here is an example of using Socratic Method to teach nursing theory:

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Initial Prompt
Please respond to the following question:

If it was up to you, what should the future of nursing look like?