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 communities.
As the country focuses on the
restructure 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 less will be available in acute care
Write an informal presentation
(500-700 words) to educate nurses about how the practice of nursing is expected
to grow and changes. Include the concepts of continuity or continuum of care,
accountable care organizations (ACO), medical homes, and nurse-managed health
Share 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.
In 800-1,000 words summarize the
responses shared by three nurse colleagues and discuss whether their
impressions are consistent with what you have researched about health reform.
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
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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.
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