The RN to BSN program at Grand Canyon
University meets the requirements for clinical competencies as defined by CCNE
and AACN using nontraditional experiences for practicing nurses. These
experiences come in the form of direct and indirect care experiences in which
licensed nursing students engage in learning within the context of their
hospital organization, their specific care discipline, and their local
As the country focuses on the restructuring of the U.S.
health care delivery system, nurses will continue to play an important role. It
is expected that more and more nursing jobs will become available out in the
community, and fewer will be available in acute care hospitals.
Write an informal
presentation (500-700 words) to educate nurses about how the practice of
nursing is expected to grow and change. Include the concepts of continuity or
continuum of care, accountable care organizations (ACO), medical homes, and
nurse-managed health clinics.
presentation with nurse colleagues on your unit or department and ask them to
offer their impressions of the anticipated changes to health care delivery and
the new role of nurses in hospital settings, communities, clinics, and medical
In 800-1,000 words
summarize the feedback shared by three nurse colleagues and discuss whether
their impressions are consistent with what you have researched about health
A minimum of three
scholarly references are required for this assignment.
While APA format is not required for the body of this
assignment, solid academic writing is expected and in-text citations and
references should be presented using APA documentation guidelines, which can be
found in the APA Style Guide, located in the Student Success Center.
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prior to beginning the assignment to become familiar with the expectations for
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