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NU300 Unit 10 Assignment

Assignment Details

Health Promotion and Teaching Case Study

Purpose

The purpose of this Assignment is to reflect upon the health promotion and teaching role of the professional nurse. Various aspects of teaching and learning as they relate to health promotion will be explored.

Course outcome(s) practiced in this Assignment:

NU300-6: Recognize the nurse’s teaching role in health promotion.

Directions

Complete the Health Promotion and Teaching Case Study

Assignment Requirements

Before finalizing your work, you should:

  • be sure to read the Assignment description carefully (as displayed above);
  • consult the Grading Rubric to make sure you have included everything necessary; and
  • utilize spelling and grammar check to minimize errors.

Your writing Assignment should:

  • follow the conventions of Standard English (correct grammar, punctuation, etc.);
  • be well ordered, logical, and unified, as well as original and insightful; and
  • display superior content, organization, style, and mechanics.

Please label your projects: username-project-unit.doc. For example, a student named Tina Allen would name her file TAllen-AssignmentName-Uni10.doc. Submit your Assignment in Unit 10 Assignment Dropbox by Sunday.

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NU300 Unit 9 Discussion

Topic 1: Modeling the Pursuit of Health

Reflect on yourself as a role model of healthy behaviors. Correlate your answer to the goals of Healthy People 2020 found in your unit activities. Answer these questions.

  • What are your personal barriers to achieving the goals of Healthy People 2020?
  • What are the factors that help you achieve healthy behaviors?
  • How has the view and practice of health care changed from one of disease management to comprehensive health care?

U.S. Department of Health and Human Services. (2010). Healthy People 2020: Topics and objectives. Retrieved from http://www.healthypeople.gov/2020/topicsobjectives2020/default

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NU300 Professional Leadership Transitions

NU300 Unit 8 Assignment

Assignment Details

Professional Development Plan

Purpose

The purpose of this Assignment is to utilize your learning and knowledge to create your professional development plan.

Course Outcome practiced in this Assignment:

NU300-5: Determine current and future professional values, goals, and abilities in planning for professional development.

GEL-1.02: Demonstrate college-level communication through the composition of original materials in Standard English.

Directions

Create your Assignment in accordance with the Professional Development Plan Guide and the Professional Development Plan Template.

Please label your projects: username-project-unit.doc. For example, a student named Tina Allen would name her file TAllen-AssignmentName-Unit8.doc. Submit your Assignment in Unit 8 Assignment Dropbox by the end of the unit.

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NU300 Unit Discussion

Topic 1: Nurse as a Developing Professional

Imagine your ideal nursing career 5 years from now. Answer the following questions:

  • What will you do in your ideal future nursing career?
  • What setting will you practice in?
  • How will your nursing practice serve the needs of the healthcare industry and the public?
  • What professional development will be necessary or beneficial to your desired future nursing career? Consider the following as you develop your answer:
    • Academic education
    • Continuing education
    • Certifications
    • Professional memberships
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NU300 Unit 7 Discussion

Topic 1: Nurse as a Professional

Reflect on Pavalko’s occupation continuum model found in your text and answer the following questions:

  1. Do you believe that nursing is a profession? Explain your answer.
  2. In what ways does your own nursing practice reflect the characteristics of a profession?
  3. Choose one professional nursing organization to discuss and explain how this organization could benefit you in your nursing career.
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NU310 Unit 6 Assignment

Assignment Details

Health Information Technology: Innovation and Change Worksheet

Purpose

The purpose of this Assignment is to support the application of innovation in the healthcare setting to improve patient outcomes. You will examine current applications of health information technology (HIT) and correlate them to patient outcomes. You will also explore common forces associated with innovation and change.

Course Outcome practiced in this Assignment:

NU300-4: Support the use of information management and patient care technology to improve patient outcomes.

Directions 

Complete the HIT Innovation and Change Worksheet

Assignment Requirements

Before finalizing your work, you should:

  • be sure to read the Assignment description carefully (as displayed above);
  • consult the Grading Rubric to make sure you have included everything necessary; and
  • utilize spelling and grammar check to minimize errors.

Your writing Assignment should:

  • follow the conventions of Standard English (correct grammar, punctuation, etc.);
  • be well ordered, logical, and unified, as well as original and insightful;
  • display superior content, organization, style, and mechanics; and
  • use APA 6th Edition format for crediting any necessary sources. 

How to Submit

Please label your projects: username-project-unit.doc. For example, a student named Tina Allen would name her file TAllen-AssignmentName-Unit6.doc. Submit your Assignment in Unit 6 Assignment Dropbox by the end of the unit.

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NU300 Unit 6 Discussion

Topic 1: Evolving Technology and Change Theory

Think about the technological advancements implemented in the health care setting in the last 10 years.

  • How has your workplace changed as a result?
  • How did you cope with these changes?
  • How did others around you cope?
  • What elements of change theory were exhibited in this change process? (Consider change theories of Lewin, Lippitt, Havelock, Rogers, or Prochaska and DiClemente from your course reading as you formulate your answer.)
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NU300 Unit 5 Assignment

Assignment Details

Evidence-Based Practice: Innovation and Change Worksheet

Purpose

The purpose of this Assignment is to support the application of innovation in the healthcare setting to improve outcomes. You will examine current and future applications of evidence-based practice (EBP) and correlate them to patient outcomes. You will also explore common forces associated with innovation and change.

Course Outcome practiced in this Assignment:

NU300-3: Support the use of research and evidence-based practice to improve patient outcomes.

Directions

Complete the EBP Innovation and Change Worksheet.

Assignment Requirements

Before finalizing your work, you should:

  • be sure to read the Assignment description carefully (as displayed above);
  • consult the Grading Rubric to make sure you have included everything necessary; and
  • utilize spelling and grammar check to minimize errors.

Your writing Assignment should:

  • follow the conventions of Standard English (correct grammar, punctuation, etc.);
  • be well ordered, logical, and unified, as well as original and insightful;
  • display superior content, organization, style, and mechanics; and
  • use APA 6th Edition format for crediting any necessary sources.
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NU300 Unit 4 Assignment

Assignment Details

Cultural Advocacy Worksheet

Purpose

The purpose of this Assignment is to reflect upon the benefits and challenges associated with healthcare and nursing in a multicultural, diverse world. The interprofessional leadership role of the nurse as a cultural advocate will be explored.

Course Outcomes practiced in this Assignment:

NU300-2: Assess how culture and values affect community care within interprofessional healthcare teams.

GEL-8.02: Apply Critical Thinking to use principles of sound reasoning.

PC-4.1: Assess the value of multiculturalism and diversity in the global environment.

Directions

Complete the Cultural Advocacy Worksheet.

Assignment Requirements

Before finalizing your work, you should:

  • be sure to read the Assignment description carefully (as displayed above);
  • consult the Grading Rubric to make sure you have included everything necessary; and
  • utilize spelling and grammar check to minimize errors.

Your writing Assignment should:

  • follow the conventions of Standard English (correct grammar, punctuation, etc.);
  • be well ordered, logical, and unified, as well as original and insightful;
  • display superior content, organization, style, and mechanics; and
  • use APA 6th Edition format for crediting any necessary sources.

How to Submit

Please label your projects: username-project-unit.doc. For example, a student named Tina Allen would name her file TAllen-AssignmentName-Unit4.doc. Submit your Assignment in Unit 4 Assignment Dropbox by the end of the unit.

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NU300 Unit 4 Discussion

Topic 1: Cultural Conflict and Advocacy

Nonjudgmental advocacy for patients of all cultures and value systems is a fundamental professional nurse role. Patient beliefs and choices may conflict with those of the nurse or other health care providers. They may even conflict with a recommended course of treatment.

  • Share an example of such a cultural or values conflict that you have encountered. How did you feel during this conflict?
  • Discuss how nursing advocacy power might be exerted in this situation to achieve an optimal outcome.

Note: Your chosen conflict in this Discussion will serve as the basis for your Unit 4 Assignment.