CN4001: Analyze the role of the professional nurse in preventing and managing health problems across the lifespan

CN4001: Analyze the role of the professional nurse in preventing and managing health problems across the lifespan

CN4001: Analyze the role of the professional nurse in preventing and managing health problems across the lifespan

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Instructions

Write your responses where it reads “Enter your response here.” Write as much as needed to satisfy the requirements indicated. Each item contains the Rubric, which will be used to evaluate your responses.

At the end of the template, you will list the references you used to support your responses.

Mr. Norton just finished speaking with his wife’s physician. Susan, Mrs. Norton’s nurse, enters the room and sees that Mr. Norton is crying uncontrollably. He tells Susan that the doctor is sending his wife for hospice care and wants to know if the doctors are giving up on his wife. In your response, explain the role of the nurse in hospice and palliative care by addressing the following:

Item 1

Explain the difference between hospice care and palliative care. Support your response with appropriate resources. (1–2 paragraphs)

Your Response

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Topic 1: The Role of the Nurse in Hospice and Palliative Care
Explain the difference between hospice care and palliative care.

 

LO1: Contrast hospice and palliative care.

Response is missing. Response is vague, inaccurate, or incomplete. Response is clear, accurate, and complete.

 

Item 2

Provide two examples of how the nurse’s role in hospice and palliative care might impact patient outcomes. Support your response with appropriate resources. (1–2 paragraphs)

Your Response

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Topic 1: The Role of the Nurse in Hospice and Palliative Care
Provide two examples of how the nurse’s role in hospice and palliative care might impact patient outcomes.

 

LO2: Analyze how the nurse’s role in hospice and palliative care impacts patient outcomes.

 

Response is missing. Response is vague, inaccurate, or incomplete. Response is clear, accurate, and complete.

Item 3

Explain how one of the specific roles of advocate, educator, and communicator contributes to health care delivery for hospice and palliative care. Support your response with appropriate resources. (2–3 paragraphs)

Your Response

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Topic 1: The Role of the Nurse in Hospice and Palliative Care
Explain how a nurse might fulfill one of the specific roles of advocate, educator, or communicator with regard to hospice and palliative care.

LO3:  Analyze roles of the nurse in providing hospice and palliative care.

Response is missing. Response is vague, inaccurate, or incomplete. Response is clear, accurate, and complete.

 

 

 

Item 4

Describe two professional development resources or opportunities that could assist you in delivering effective end-of-life care. Explain the benefits of each. Support your response with appropriate resources. (2–3 paragraphs)

Your Response

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Topic 1: The Role of the Nurse in Hospice and Palliative Care
Describe two professional development resources or opportunities that could assist you in developing the skills necessary for delivering effective end-of-life care. Explain the benefits of each. 

 

LO4:  Analyze professional development resources for developing the skills necessary for delivering effective end-of-life care.

Response is missing. Response is vague, inaccurate, or incomplete. Response is clear, accurate, and complete.

 

 

 

Maria is a new nursing graduate and is thinking about working at the state hospital in mental healthcare. She has consulted her curriculum and has reviewed resources for mental healthcare nursing practice on the Internet. Explain the role of the nurse in mental healthcare to Maria by addressing the following:

 

Item 1

Explain the impact that the mental health care nurse may have on patient outcomes. Support your response with appropriate resources. (1–2 paragraphs)

Your Response

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Topic 2: The Role of the Nurse in Mental Healthcare
Explain the impact of the nurse’s role in mental health on patient outcomes.

 

LO1: Explain how the nurse’s role impacts mental healthcare.

Response is missing. Response is vague, inaccurate, or incomplete. Response is clear, accurate, and complete.

 

 

 

 

Item 2

Explain how one of the specific roles of advocate, educator, or communicator contributes to healthcare delivery for mental health. Support your response with appropriate resources. (2–3 paragraphs)

Your Response

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Topic 2: The Role of the Nurse in Mental Healthcare
Explain how a nurse might fulfill one of the specific roles of advocate, educator, or communicator with regard to mental healthcare.

LO2:  Analyze roles of the nurse in providing mental healthcare.

Response is missing. Response is vague, inaccurate, or incomplete. Response is clear, accurate, and complete.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Some of the nurses on the unit you are working in have been discussing complementary and alternative medicine (CAM) in healthcare. They want to be more informed so they can provide a more holistic form of care for their patients. The charge nurse would like a short presentation on CAM. Explain the role of the nurse in CAM in health care by addressing the following:

Item 1

Provide one example of how you might integrate a CAM approach in your current practice. Explain one potential benefit of this approach. Support your response with appropriate resources. (1–2 paragraphs)

Your Response

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Topic 3: The Role of the Nurse in Complementary and Alternative Care
Provide one example of how you might integrate a CAM approach in your current practice. Explain one potential benefit of this approach.

 

LO1: Analyze how nurses integrate complementary and alternative medicine approaches to healthcare practice.

Response is missing. Response is vague, inaccurate, or incomplete. Response is clear, accurate, and complete.
Explain one potential benefit of this approach.

 

LO2: Analyze benefits of complementary and alternative medicine.

Response is missing. Response is vague, inaccurate, or incomplete. Response is clear, accurate, and complete.

 

Item 2

Describe one complementary or alternative health care intervention that could be used in your current practice and explain why you selected this intervention. Support your response with appropriate resources. (1–2 paragraphs)

Your Response

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Topic 3: The Role of the Nurse in Complementary and Alternative Care
Describe one complementary or alternative health care intervention that could be used in your current practice and explain why you selected this intervention.

 

LO3: Analyze complementary and alternative medicine healthcare interventions.

Response is missing. Response is vague, inaccurate, or incomplete. Response is clear, accurate, and complete.

Item 3

Describe one challenge associated with the nurse’s role in providing alternative therapies for patient care.

Support your response with appropriate resources. (1–2 paragraphs)

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Topic 3: The Role of the Nurse in Complementary and Alternative Care
Describe one challenge associated with the nurse’s role in providing alternative therapies for patient care.

 

LO4: Analyze the nurse’s role in providing alternative therapies for patient care.

Response is missing. Response is vague, inaccurate, or incomplete. Response is clear, accurate, and complete.

 

Item 4

Provide two examples of additional educational opportunities needed for nurses to be current in complementary and alternative healthcare. Support your response with appropriate resources. (1–2 paragraphs)

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Topic 3: The Role of the Nurse in Complementary and Alternative Care
Provide two examples of additional education needed for nurses to be current in complementary and alternative healthcare.

 

LO5: Analyze educational opportunities in complementary and alternative medicine in healthcare.

Response is missing. Response is vague, inaccurate, or incomplete. Response is clear, accurate, and complete.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

After the recent Ebola crisis, some nurses on your unit have been discussing emerging and re-emerging infectious diseases. The nurses want to be more informed and better prepared to take care of their patients and themselves. It is decided that each nurse will research an emerging or re-emerging infectious disease and provide feedback as part of his or her continuing education. Explain the role of the nurse in emerging and re-emerging infectious diseases by addressing the following:

Item 1

Describe one specific emerging or re-emerging infectious disease that you might encounter in your nursing practice. Support your response with appropriate resources. (2–3 paragraphs)

Your Response

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Topic 4: The Role of the Nurse in Emerging and Re-Emerging Infections Across the Lifespan
Describe one emerging or re-emerging infectious disease that you might encounter in your nursing practice.

 

LO1: Describe emerging or re-emerging infectious diseases.

Response is missing. Response is vague, inaccurate, or incomplete. Response is clear, accurate, and complete.

 

Item 2

Explain the nurse’s role in preventing and managing the impact of infectious diseases both from the patient and nurse perspective. Support your response with appropriate resources. (2–3 paragraphs)

Your Response

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Topic 4: The Role of the Nurse in Emerging and Re-Emerging Infections Across the Lifespan
Explain the nurse’s role in preventing and managing the impact of infectious diseases both from the patient and nurse perspective.

 

LO2:  Analyze the role of the nurse in preventing and managing the impact of infectious diseases.

Response is missing. Response is vague, inaccurate, or incomplete. Response is clear, accurate, and complete.

 

Item 3

Describe one intervention that nurses might apply to protect themselves from infectious diseases when managing patient care. Support your response with appropriate resources. (1–2 paragraphs)

Your Response

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Topic 4: The Role of the Nurse in Emerging and Re-Emerging Infections Across the Lifespan
Describe one intervention nurses might apply to protect themselves from infectious diseases when managing patient care.

 

LO3: Analyze interventions for protecting nurses from infectious disease.

Response is missing. Response is vague, inaccurate, or incomplete. Response is clear, accurate, and complete.

 

Item 4

Explain how the nurse’s role might contribute to antimicrobial stewardship. Then, explain one challenge the nurse might experience in promoting antimicrobial stewardship.

 

Your Response

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Topic 4: The Role of the Nurse in Emerging and Re-Emerging Infections Across the Lifespan
Explain one way that the nurse’s role contributes to antimicrobial stewardship. 

 

LO4: Analyze the nurse’s role in antimicrobial stewardship.

Response is missing. Response is vague, inaccurate, or incomplete. Response is clear, accurate, and complete.
Explain one challenge to the nurse’s role in promoting antimicrobial stewardship.

 

LO5: Analyze challenges in promoting antimicrobial stewardship.

 

Response is missing. Response is vague, inaccurate, or incomplete. Response is clear, accurate, and complete.

 

 

References

 

Provide a citation for each resource you used to write your response to this Assessment. A sample citation is provided below:

  • Robertson, C. (2016). Safety, nutrition, & health in early education (6th ed.). Boston, MA: Cengage Learning.

 

Mastery Rubric

In order to achieve mastery of this Competency, you must achieve a “2” on every rubric row in addition to meeting the additional expectation indicated in the Mastery Rubric.

 

Exceeds Expectations: In-Depth Analysis
LO1: Synthesizes in-depth information from relevant sources representing various points of view/ approaches. Responses to the items synthesize evidence from relevant sources and demonstrate a thorough understanding of the role of the professional nurse in preventing and managing health problems across the lifespan in healthcare practice settings.

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Professional Skill Building

 

The faculty Assessor will provide feedback based on the following Professional Skill(s): Written Communication and Inquiry & Analysis. Although the feedback is here to inform the development of your skills, it is not a barrier to achieving the Competency, unless the writing is too poor to be able to score the content of the Assessment. Review the rubric and check your work based on the Learning Objectives listed. If you are concerned that you will not meet these expectations yet, reach out to your Coach so he or she can work with you to further develop these important professional skills.

 

It is highly recommended that you use this opportunity to practice these important skills in the context of this Competency Assessment in order to receive feedback about your current level of proficiency.

 

Written Communication: Write with clarity, coherence, and purpose.
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LO1: Construct complete and correct sentences. Sentences are incoherent and impede reader’s access to ideas. Sentences are incomplete and/or include fragments and run-on sentences, limiting reader’s access to ideas. Sentences structure effectively conveys meaning to the reader.
LO2: Demonstrate the effective use of grammar and mechanics. Multiple inaccuracies in grammar and mechanics impede reader’s access to ideas. Some inaccuracies in grammar and mechanics limit reader’s access to ideas. Use of grammar and mechanics is straightforward and effectively conveys meaning to reader.
LO3: Create cohesive paragraphs with a clear central idea. Paragraphs, or lack of paragraphs, impede reader’s access to ideas. Construction of main idea and/or supporting paragraphs limit reader’s access to ideas. Main idea and/or supporting paragraphs effectively convey meaning to reader.
LO4: Use supporting material to support a claim. Supporting materials are not present. Supporting material is used inconsistently or inappropriately. Supporting material is used to enhance meaning.  Writing is appropriately paraphrased and uses direct quotes as applicable.
LO6: Identify sources. Sources are missing. Writing inconsistently identifies or misrepresents sources. Writing clearly identifies the source of nonoriginal material and/or ideas.
Inquiry and Analysis:  Apply strategies to identify, frame, and evaluate issues and problems.
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LO1: Identify a problem or question in a selected area of study. No problem or question is presented. The problem or question is vague or inappropriate to the selected field of study. The problem or question is clearly stated in a form appropriate to the selected field of study.
LO2: Use a logical organizing principle to identify the key parts or elements of a problem or question in a selected field of study. Elements or parts of the problem or question are not presented. Elements or parts of the problem or question are presented in a disorganized manner. Elements or parts of the problem or question are presented in an organized manner.
LO3: Evaluate theories and approaches to explain complex problems within a chosen field of study. No theoretical approach is presented. A theoretical approach is vaguely presented. A theoretical approach to the problem or question is presented and justified.
LO4: Apply organizing principle9d theoretical approaches to identify solutions to a problem. No attempt is made to connect theories or organizing principles to solutions to the problem. Connections between theories or organizing principles to solutions to the problem are vague. Theories and organizing principles are used to make connections, identify gaps and/or provide evidence for showing solutions to the problem or questions.

 

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