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.
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.
your 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 homes.
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 reform.
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.
This assignment uses a rubric. Please review the rubric prior to
beginning the assignment to become familiar with the expectations for
assignment should be one paper in two
parts– the informal presentation first (500-700 words) and the summary of
feedback second (800-1000 words). Your submission– one Word document– should
be a total of 1300-1700 words. If you refer to the grading rubric, you will see
that 40% of the grade is based on the quality of the informal presentation, 20%
is based on your summary of the feedback from your coworkers, and another 20%
is dedicated to ensuring that you included these terms: Continuity or Continuum
of Care, Accountable Care Organizations, Medical Homes, and Nurse-Managed
Health Clinics. Also, please note that the rubric specifically mentions that
this assignment requires a minimum of three references.