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NUR 2058 All Week Discussions latest
NUR 2058 All Week Discussions latest
Week 1 Discussion: Why Nursing Standards of Practice
After reviewing the Nursing Standards of Practice, describe three reasons why these are important to nursing practice, safety, and achieving good client outcomes.
Week 3 Discussion: Agencies and Who They Serve
For this discussion, review the various healthcare settings in your reading (such as hospital, community health center, etc.) and select one. Once selected, research the internet to identify a facility that represents your selected healthcare delivery setting. Review their website and determine:
Location and size
Mission and values
Accreditation and awards
How long they have been serving their target population
Whether they are part of a system or a single institution
Are they for profit or not-for profit
The target populations they serve
The clinical and client services they provide
The type of staff who work in the setting
Contributions to the community
In a two to three paragraph discussion post, identify key aspects of the selected healthcare setting, how their mission and values compare with the services they provide and their target populations, the type of staff who work there, any special or unique aspects of the healthcare setting, and your impression of the healthcare setting after reviewing their website. You don’t need to identify the name of the healthcare setting just the type.
Week 4 Discussion: Comparing and Contrasting Theories
For this discussion, in three to four paragraphs, contrast two nursing models and theories found in your reading. Discuss how they are similar or different in the way the define/discuss health and wellness, illness, the client, the environment, and nursing. Summarize by selecting the one model or theory that aligns best with your beliefs and then describe how this would affect the way in which you would practice nursing.
Week 5 Discussion: Ethical Nursing Practice
For this discussion you will be examining ethical nursing practice. In three to five paragraphs answer the following questions.
Define in your own words “ethical nursing practice.”
Describe the basis or framework you used for your definition.
Explain the difference between legal and ethical nursing practice.
Discuss one ethical or bioethical dilemma a nurse may encounter and describe how it could be handled.
Week 6 Discussion: Developing Clinical Judgment
One of the most important skills a nurse needs is clinical judgment. This is a skill that can be learned. Reflect on your own ability to critically think and the reading for this module.
When see yourself as a nurse and giving care, discuss what qualities and behaviors you possess that make you a person that would have good clinical judgment. What three strategies can you use to develop better clinical judgment? As a nurse, what areas of the nursing process do you think might be more challenging to you given the critical thinking and clinical judgment skills you have now?
Week 8 Discussion: Communicating Non-Verbally
For this discussion, describe how you typically communicate nonverbally?
Do you have particular or unique patterns of nonverbal communication?
What have others said to you about your non-verbal communication?
How do you think your non-verbal communication impacts your effectiveness as a communicator?In what ways do you think your non-verbal communication patterns will influence your ability to provide client-centered care?
Week 9 Discussion: Culture of Safety
In this discussion, emphasis is on awareness of client quality and safety and in particular what is a “culture of safety.”
Based on the review of the following websites at the Institute of Healthcare Improvement and Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality answer the following questions.
What values ensure a culture of safety?
How can healthcare facilities establish a culture of safety?
What is the nurse’s role in maintaining a culture of safety?
Week 11 Project Assignment – Next Steps
Part 3 – Next Steps
My Quality of Life Self-Care Plan for Balancing School and Life. The goal of creating this Plan is to establish a framework and a plan for maintaining wellness and remaining motivated and engaged throughout your Program. This will help you succeed in your coursework and as a professional nurse.
The Project’s goal is to help you become more self-aware and reflective in order to identify personal self-care strategies that will boost your energy and help you manage your stress. The Project will allow you to learn how this is done because you will be doing similar work with clients during the Program and assisting them in the same way as a professional nurse.
Share in a 2 – 3 page paper, the following (also attach the completed form):
Note: When you are finished besides submitting your plan, be sure to put the Plan where you can see it to remind you to continue to reflect on how you are doing and to motivate you to use the self-care strategies.
Use the Quality of Life Self-Care Wheel Plan for Intention and Action to make your intention (commitments) to take action throughout your Program to stay balanced. Re-assess your scores and write them into this Plan. Then make your intention and identify at least one action for each that you know you can maintain throughout your Program and even as a practicing nurse. Identify any new strategies that you think will “fit” better than what you have been doing and describe why.
Submit your completed assignment by following the directions linked below. Please check the Course Calendar for specific due dates.