NUR502 full course latest 2015 All Week Discussion and all assignments
Grand Canyon NUR502 Week 1 Discussion DQ1 & DQ 2 Latest 2015 DQ 1 What comparisons can be found between the GCU Mission and Domains/CON Mission and Program Competencies (for your selected specialty track, links located in the Course Materials) with the AACN’s Essentials for Master’s Education for Advanced Practice Nursing (link located in the Week 1 Topic Materials)? Explain your rational. .gcu.edu/About-Us/Mission-and-Vision.php” title=”http://www.gcu.edu/About-Us/Mission-and-Vision.php”>http://www.gcu.edu/About-Us/Mission-and-Vision.php .gcu.edu/College-of-Nursing-and-Health-Care-Professions.php” title=”http://www.gcu.edu/College-of-Nursing-and-Health-Care-Professions.php”>http://www.gcu.edu/College-of-Nursing-and-Health-Care-Professions.php DQ 2 Name one recommendation from the IOM Future of Nursing Report. What is its importance relative to Advanced Practice Nursing? Support your answer. Grand Canyon NUR502 Week 2 Discussion DQ1 & DQ 2 Latest 2015 DQ 1 Discuss several aspects of professional communication as it relates to the use of language in terms of form (e.g., clarity, accuracy) and content (culture and/or ethics). Cite the references you used to compose your response (from required readings). DQ 2 What is the role of the Advanced Professional Nurse in creating an ethical practice environment? Respond to this question, based on your selected APN role. Grand Canyon NUR502 Week 3 Discussion DQ1 & DQ 2 Latest 2015 DQ 1 Discuss the value of nursing theory to the profession of nursing. Identify one way in which you could use nursing theory to improve your practice (present or future role). Provide a reference for your response. DQ 2 Read the AACN documents for essentials of baccalaureate versus master’s education and identify the competencies that reflect use of theory and knowledge. Compare and contrast the competencies for baccalaureate and master’s level. Grand Canyon NUR502 Week 4 Discussion DQ1 & DQ 2 Latest 2015 DQ 1 Explain, in your own words, the difference between the three paradigms: human needs, interactive, and unitary process. Which of these best fits your philosophy of nursing? DQ 2 Select one of the grand or middle-range nursing theories. How does the theory demonstrate evidence of the utilization of social, behavioral, or bioscience theories? Grand Canyon NUR502 Week 5 Discussion DQ1 & DQ 2 Latest 2015 DQ 1 All nursing theories are developed in space and time, and are not value free. Select one nursing theorist and explain the factors that influenced development of the theory (history, scientific paradigm, and personal experiences–mentoring, education, practice, other). Provide reference(s) for your response. DQ 2 Select three theories and compare the definition of person/human being. Comment regarding which definition best fits with your own thinking. Grand Canyon NUR502 Week 6 Discussion DQ1 & DQ 2 Latest 2015 DQ 1 Choose one of the middle-range theories. How could you use this theory to direct care in a nursing unit if you were the manager? Share your results DQ 2 Choose one of the middle-range theories. What impact would this theory most likely have on your individual practice? Give specific examples. Grand Canyon NUR502 Week 7 Discussion DQ1 & DQ 2 Latest 2015 DQ 1 The influence of consequential ethics as an ethical framework (the greatest good for the greatest number) opposes the ethical principle of deontology (i.e., the rightness of an act itself determines what is right). Both of these impact the nursing profession. Modern social exchange theories are based on the principle of utility. Read the assumptions of social exchange theory and consider how these would affect the nurse-patient relationship, compared to how these impact the nurse within the health care environment. To what extent are all theories ethical? Is social exchange theory compatible with the values of the nursing profession? DQ 2 Which among the learning theories provided you with new information? How would you apply this in your practice? Grand Canyon NUR502 Week 8 Discussion DQ1 & DQ 2 Latest 2015 DQ 1 Individually, comment on at least three reports posted by other CLC teams by the end of Topic 8. Provide substantive comments that include a focus on the application of the theory as a framework for practice (general or specific, basic or advanced). As a group, respond to all posts directed towards your CLC group’s posted report. DQ 2 Comment on the usefulness of Benner’s work in your present or future role. Provide several examples. assignments week 1 Refer to the “Master’s Prepared Nurse Interview Guide_student” as you prepare this assignment. Interview a nurse who is master’s-prepared in nursing and is using this education in a present position. Preferably, select someone who is in a position similar to your chosen specialty track. The purpose of the interview is for you to gain insight into the interplay among education, career path, and opportunities. Be certain to identify specific competencies that the MSN-prepared nurse gained, and is presently using, that reflect advanced education. Organize your interview around the topics below: Overview of the master’s-prepared nurse’s career Reason for seeking graduate education Description of present position and role Usefulness of graduate education for present role Pearls of wisdom he/she is willing to share In 750-1,000 words, write the interview in a narrative format. Use the following guidelines: Within the paper’s introduction, explain your interview selection. Do not identify the individual by name. Use centered headings to separate parts of the interview. In the conclusion, identify one or more competencies from the interview that are consistent with GCU program competencies and/or AACN education essentials. In addition, provide a statement that reflects what you gained from the interview. Prepare this assignment according to the APA guidelines found in the APA Style Guide, located in the Student Success Center. An abstract is not required. This assignment uses a grading rubric. Instructors will be using the rubric to grade the assignment; therefore, students should review the rubric prior to beginning the assignment to become familiar with the assignment criteria and expectations for successful completion of the assignment. You are required to submit this assignment to Turnitin. Refer to the directions in the Student Success Center. Only Word documents can be submitted to Turnitin.