Week2|Current Trends in Nursing Practice
Benchmark Assignment: Evolving Practice of Nursing and Patient Care Delivery Models
Feb 09, 2014 23:59:59
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 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 hospitals.
- 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 Success Center.
This assignment uses a
grading rubric that can be viewed at the assignmentâs drop box.
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.
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