This assignment requires students to complete a comprehensive health policy analysis of their selected policy. This is a culmination of the course, and should include analysis of a policy in the students’ area of interest based on a theoretical approach, pros and cons for the policy, and development of a plan of action to impact policy change. A section on implications for nursing leaders is required. This paper is built throughout the course and will contain parts of your position paper. My policy is TN Code 33-6-404 Certificate of need for emergency treatment and involuntary commitment.
Refer to http://www.healthypeople.gov/ to open the Healthy People 2020 home page. Select the “Topics & Objectives” tab to access the 2020 Topics & Objectives – Objectives A-Z page. Select one of the Healthy People “Topic Areas” for improving health. Submit the proposed area to the instructor for approval. No group may work on the same focus area as another group. Develop a PowerPoint presentation (15-20 slides) with accompanying speaker’s notes and citations. For help designing PowerPoint slides, refer to the “Create Your First Presentation” PowerPoint tutorial, located on the Microsoft website: https://support.office.com/en-us/article/Create-your-first-presentation-ac88d138-a7a0-402c-b5a5-812641e59c8e?ui=en-US&rs=en-US&ad=US In the presentation, address the following: State the […]
Understanding cultural competence and ways to communicate with people of cultures different from our own is essential to providing appropriate health care. Please respond to the following questions as a way to help us all understand how we can provide care that meets the needs of people from different cultures from our own: 1. What is cultural competence? 2. Communication is an essential component of health care. Please discuss at least 2 mechanisms or supports you can use to communicate with patients who do not speak English ( or your primary language). What are some ways you can improve your […]
To prepare for this assignment view the following brief video from the American Medical Association titled, “Health Literacy and Patient Safety: Help Patients Understand.” The video can be accessed through the following link: https://youtu.be/cGtTZ_vxjyA Part I: Pamphlet Develop a pamphlet to inform parents and caregivers about environmental factors that can affect the health of infants. Use the “Pamphlet Template” document to help you create your pamphlet. Include the following: Select an environmental factor that poses a threat to the health or safety of infants. Explain how the environmental factor you selected can potentially affect the health or safety of infants. […]
Discussion #2 a) Discuss the impact of nursing theory to your current practice b) Based on your assigned readings, select one nursing theory that interests you, discuss how that theory can help you in your current clinical practice. Why is it relevant? How can you introduce that theory to your co-workers who are not familiar with nursing theory and show them that it is useful for their practice also? 1. Students are required to respond significantly to all discussion questions. Student responses to discussion questions must be substantive, that is, thoughtful and analytical. The student will be expected to follow […]
In this assignment, you will be exploring actual and potential health problems in the childhood years using a functional health assessment and Erickson’s Stages of Child Development. To complete this assignment, do the following: Using the textbook, complete the “Children’s Functional Health Pattern Assessment.” Follow the instructions in the resource for completing the assignment. Cite and reference any outside sources used in your answers. Include in your assessment a thorough discussion of Erickson’s Stages of Child Development as it pertains to the development age of the child. While APA format is not required for the body of this assignment, solid […]
Throughout the RN-to-BSN program, students are required to participate in scholarly activities outside of clinical practice or professional practice. Examples of scholarly activities include attending conferences, seminars, journal club, grand rounds, morbidity and mortality meetings, interdisciplinary committees, quality improvement committees, and any other opportunities available at your site, within your community, or nationally. You are required to post one scholarly activity while you are in the BSN program, which should be documented by the end of this course. In addition to this submission, you are required to be involved and contribute to interdisciplinary initiatives on a regular basis. Submit, as […]
Compare Adult-Gerontology Acute Care Nurse Practitioner (AG-ACNP) and Family Nurse Practitioner (FNP) Make sure to compare the following areas of practice in your graphic organizer: Ethics Education Leadership Public Health Health Care Administration Informatics Business/Finance Specialty (e.g., Family, Acute Care)
Discussion post: Select a current health-related case involving research ethics. (If none come to mind, browse the Internet to familiarize yourself with recent cases.) As you review the case that you have selected, reflect on the ethical principles discussed in “What Are the Major Ethical Issues in Conducting Research?” article found in this week’s Learning Resources. Which principles were breached in the case you have identified?
http://journals.lww.com/ajnonline/Fulltext/2009/11001/TCAB__The__How__and_the__What_.3.aspx http://www.ihi.org/engage/initiatives/completed/TCAB/Pages/default.aspx How might the concepts of Transforming Care at the Bedside improve the care in a unit with which you are familiar? What would be the barriers to implementation of the TCAB? No less than 500 words, apa format. 2 references.