Course reflection culture in nursing x 2 (due 24 hours)

 

                                             Remember is a Reflection about the class

1) Minimum 6 full pages 

             Minimum 3 pages per document- not words

             Cover or reference page not included) 

2)¨**********APA norms, please use headers 

            All paragraphs must be narrative and cited in the text- each paragraphs

            Bulleted responses are not accepted

            You  can write in the first person.)

3) It will be verified by Turnitin and SafeAssign 

4) Minimum 4 references not older than 5 years. 

             Must include: 

American Association of Colleges of Nursing [AACN]. (2008). The essentials of baccalaureate education for professional nursing practice. Washington, DC: Author. 

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You must submit 2 documents (each one 3 pages).

Copy and paste will not be admitted. 

You should address the questions with different wording, different references, but always, objectively answering the questions.

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Directions:

1) Introduction (minimum 1/2 page):

Write an introduction but do not use “Introduction” as a heading in accordance with the rules put forth in the Publication manual of the American Psychological Association (2010, p. 63).

Headers:

a. Course Reflection 

b. Conclusion 

Introduces the purpose of the   reflection and addresses BSN Essentials (AACN, 2008) pertinent to healthcare   policy and advocacy. (See file 1)

Purpose:

The purpose of this assignment is to provide the student an opportunity to reflect on selected RN-BSN competencies acquired through the course. 

  

– This course will enable the student to identify and apply components of the different cultures (ACCN Essential I, II, V, VII; QSEN: safety, evidence-based practice, teamwork and collaboration and patient-centered care).  

– The students will be able to determine the impact of culture in health care (ACCN Essential I, II, V, VII; QSEN: safety, evidence-based practice, teamwork and collaboration and patient-centered care).

 

2) Body (minimum 2 pages): 

The BSN Essentials (AACN, 2008) outline a number of healthcare policy and advocacy competencies for the BSN-prepared nurse. Reflect on the course readings, discussion threads, and applications you have completed across this course and write a reflective essay regarding the extent to which you feel you are now prepared to:

  

1. “Assess protective and predictive factors, including genetics, which influence the health of individuals, families, groups, communities, and populations.

2. Conduct a health history, including environmental exposure and a family history that recognizes genetic risks, to identify current and future health problems.

3. Assess health/illness beliefs, values, attitudes, and practices of individuals, families, groups, communities, and populations.

4. Use behavioral change techniques to promote health and manage illness.

5. Use evidence­ based practices to guide health teaching, health counseling, screening, outreach, disease and outbreak investigation, referral, and follow-up throughout the lifespan.

6. Use information and communication technologies in preventive care.

7. Collaborate with other healthcare professionals and patients to provide spiritually and culturally appropriate health promotion and disease and injury prevention interventions.

8. Assess the health, healthcare, and emergency preparedness needs of a defined population.

9. Use clinical judgment and decision-making skills in appropriate, timely nursing care during disaster, mass casualty, and other emergency situations.

10. Collaborate with others to develop an intervention plan that takes into account determinants of health, available resources, and the range of activities that contribute to health and the prevention of illness, injury, disability, and premature death.

11. Participate in clinical prevention and population ­focused interventions with attention to effectiveness, efficiency, cost-effectiveness, and equity.

12. Advocate for social justice, including a commitment to the health of vulnerable populations and the elimination of health disparities.

13. Use evaluation results to influence the delivery of care, deployment of resources, and to provide input into the development of policies to promote health and prevent disease.” (pp. 24-25).

 

3)  Conclusion (minimum 1/2 page)

An   effective conclusion identifies the main ideas and major conclusions from the   body of your essay. Minor details are left out. Summarize the benefits of the   pertinent BSN Essential and sub-competencies (AACN, 2008) pertaining to scholarship for   evidence-based practice