NR 447 Week 8 Discussion Closing the Loop
NR 447 Week 8 Discussion Closing the Loop
Closing the Loop
Complete the Week 8 AACN Essentials Self-Assessment located in Doc Sharing.
Compare your scores from Week 2 to Week 8.
Describe how far have you come and how much further do you wish to go in improving your competencies during the next two years of practice.
Next, review the Course Outcomes as listed in the Syllabus. Select one of the course outcomes and share with your classmates how you feel you have achieved the outcome and how you will utilize the essentials and course outcomes in your practice setting. NR 447 Week 8 Discussion Closing the Loop
Nursing Care Models Paper:
The purpose of this Assignment is to identify nursing care models utilized in today’s various health care settings and enhance your knowledge of how models impact the management of care and may influence delegation. You will assess the effectiveness of models and determine how you would collaborate with a nurse leader to identify opportunities for improvement to ensure quality, safety and staff satisfaction. NR 447 Week 8 Discussion Closing the Loop
Completion of this Assignment enables the student to meet the following course outcomes. CO#1: Apply leadership concepts, skills, and decision making in the provision of high quality nursing care, healthcare team management, and the oversight and accountability for care delivery in a variety of settings. (PO #2)
CO#2: Implement patient safety and quality improvement initiatives within the context of the interprofessional team through communication and relationship building. (PO #3) NR 447 Week 8 Discussion Closing the Loop
CO#3: Participate in the development and implementation of imaginative and creative strategies to enablesystems to change. (PO #7)
CO#6: Develop a personal awareness of complex organizational systems and integrate values and beliefs withorganizational mission. (PO #7)
CO#7: Apply leadership concepts in the development and initiation of effective plans for the microsystems and/or system-wide practice improvements that will improve the quality of healthcare delivery. (PO #2, and #3)
CO#8: Apply concepts of quality and safety using structure, process, and outcome measures to identify clinical questions as the beginning process of changing current practice. (PO#8) Due Dates This Assignmentis to be submitted to the Dropbox by Sunday, 11:59 p.m. MT, end of Week 4. Points This Assignment is worth 200 points. Directions
Read your text, Finkelman (2012), pp- 118- 127.
Observe staff in delivery of nursing care provided. Practice settings may vary depending on availability.
Identify the model of nursing care that you observed. Be specific about what you observed, who was doing what, when, how and what led you to identify the particular model. NR 447 Week 8 Discussion Closing the Loop
Write a 5-7 page paper that includes the following:
Review and summarize two scholarly resources (not including your text) related tothe nursing care modelyou observed in the practice setting.
Review and summarize two scholarly resources (not including your text) related to a nursing care model that is different from the one you observed in the practice setting.
Discuss your observations about how the current nursing care model is being implemented. Be specific.
Recommend a differentnursing care model that could be implemented to improve quality of nursing care, safety and staff satisfaction. Be specific. NR 447 Week 8 Discussion Closing the Loop
Provide a summary/conclusion about this experience/Assignment and what you learned about nursing care models.
Write your paper using APA format. Submit to the Dropbox.
The purpose of this paper is to describe the community health nursing role of the home health nursing in the community setting of your choice. Health promotion nursing interventions and a professional nursing organization related to this role will also be examined.
This assignment enables the student to meet the following Course Outcomes.
- CO5: Analyze the nursing roles in providing comprehensive care in a variety of community health settings. (PO 1)
- CO6: Utilize a systems-based and collaborative approach to address factors that influence the health of a community and population health problems. (PO 2) NR 447 Week 8 Discussion Closing the Loop
Submit by 11:59 p.m. MT Sunday of Week 4.
Points: 200 Points
Watch the tutorial on tips for completing the NR443 Community Settings and Community Health Nursing Roles assignment.
This APA paper is expected to be no more than four pages in length (not including the title page and reference list). Below are the requirements for successful completion of this paper. Please use the recommended APA Template linked below, which incorporates the following categories as the first level headings on your paper.NR 447 Week 8 Discussion Closing the Loop
APA formatting helps you to organize your paper in a professional manner and provides consistent methods for citing your sources and completing your reference page. See the documents in the APA category in Course Resources for assistance with APA formatting. The Student Success Strategies resource has great sections on writing scholarly papers and APA formatting.
- The role for this paper must be on Home Health Nursing (not including hospice).
- Click to view and download the NR443 Community Settings APA Template (Links to an external site.) to complete your paper. The template is formatted with the appropriate running head, title page, page numbers, paragraph formatting, and most of the headings. Please edit the headers and title page with your specific information. You are also encouraged to view the Week 4 assignment tutorial found at the end of the Academic Integrity Reminder. NR 447 Week 8 Discussion Closing the Loop
- Read the chapter of your textbook on the role and take notes based on the outline below.
- Locate and read at least one scholarly peer-reviewed journal article that is not assigned in the course related to a nurse’s role in health promotion in this setting. Go to the Chamberlain library at http:/library.chamberlain.edu (Links to an external site.). Search peer reviewed journals to find a scholarly article on this topic. The article must be less than 10 years old (less than 5 years is best).
- Thoroughly address the following categories using the APA Template that is provided.
- Introduction (one paragraph):
- The introduction should be interesting and capture the reader’s attention.
- Introduce the assigned community health nurse role and a community setting where this nurse may work.
- Introduce your community and where/how this CHN role is utilized in your community
- Identify population(s) served by this role in your community
- Include a purpose statement NR 447 Week 8 Discussion Closing the Loop
- Community Setting (two to three paragraphs)
- Describe a practice setting for the assigned CHN role.
- Describe the population(s) served in this setting.
- Discuss three health services provided by the assigned CHN role in this setting.
- You may use your textbook or an outside scholarly source to address these sub-points.
- Health Promotion Nursing Intervention (two to three paragraphs)
- Describe in detail health promotion intervention(s) of the assigned CHN role specific to the community setting identified.
- Identify people/organizations/community members this CHN role may collaborate with in health promotion interventions.
- Include one peer-reviewed journal article discussed that clearly relates to nursing health promotion intervention.
- Professional Nursing Organization (two paragraphs)
- Provide a detailed description of a professional nursing organization that supports nurses in this role in your own words. Search the text, your article, or the Internet for one professional organization that supports nurses in this role. If you can’t find an organization specific to this group, search the American Nurses Association (ANA) website for information on this role. Cite the organization in the body of the text with (organization name, year), and include a complete reference on the reference page.
- Discuss one professional issue that this organization is addressing related to this CHN role. NR 447 Week 8 Discussion Closing the Loop
- Summary (one paragraph)
The summary reiterates key points about:
- The CHN role and community setting
- Health promotion intervention
- Professional organization
- Includes a concluding statement.
- Reference Page:The reference page should start on a new page (insert a page break). All references should be cited within the body of the paper as (author or organization, year), and the full reference should be included in APA format on the reference page. A URL link alone is not an adequate reference. See the Chamberlain Guidelines for Professional Writing in the APA Folder in Course Resources for examples of properly formatted references. NR 447 Week 8 Discussion Closing the Loop
The setting for this paper must be on Home Health Nursing (Not including hospice).
- Application: Use Microsoft Word 2010™ or later to create this assignment on the template provided.
- We highly recommend that you used the specific APA paper template for this assignment linked above as the headings are already included.
- Scholarly Writing: APA format is required. Review APA documents Course Resources, and use the free resources of tutor.com for writing tutors.
- Length: This paper is expected to be no more than 4 pages in length (not including the title page and reference list).
- Quotations should be minimal—please paraphrase your sources. A maximum of one quotation should be used for this paper. NR 447 Week 8 Discussion Closing the Loop
- Save your paper with your last name in the document title (e.g., Smith Community Settings).
- Submission: Submit your paper by 11:59 p.m. MT Sunday of Week 4.
- Late Submission: See the course policy on late submissions.
Best Practices in Preparing the Paper
The following are best practices in preparing this project.
- Follow the guidelines above carefully.
- Use only the assigned CHN role
- Complete you own work.
- Use the provided APA assignment specific template.
- Ask you instructor if you have any questions.
- Visit the SSPRNBSN Student Success resource for help with writing a scholarly paper, APA formatting, and library navigation. This should be one of your course tiles.
- Use the 1st column of the grading rubric to make sure all elements of the paper are addressed.
- Cite all sources within the paper as well as on the reference page.
- Proofread prior to final submission.
- Check for spelling and grammar errors prior to final submission with Grammarly.com or the free tutor available through the Tutoring link in the course.