Multiple Functional Problems Affecting Nur 3125 F

Multiple Functional Problems Affecting Nur 3125 F

Multiple Functional Problems Affecting Nur 3125 F

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Course Reflection

Guidelines

Purpose

The purpose of this assignment is to provide the student an opportunity to reflect on selected RN-BSN competencies acquired through the NUR3125 course.

Course Outcomes

This assignment provides documentation of student ability to meet the following course outcomes:

  • Apply principles of normal anatomy and physiology of human body systems to the pathophysiologic processes of common health problems.
  • Identify concepts, principles, and responses related to pathophysiologic processes that result in disease.
  • Discuss clinical manifestations of selected disease processes and health problems.
  • Identify appropriate pharmacological treatment of specific diseases using the nursing process.
  • Discuss the nurse’s role and responsibility for assessment of individuals experiencing health problems that result in pathophysiologic alterations

Points

This assignment is worth a total of 100 points (10%).

Due Date

Submit your completed assignment under the Assignment tab by Sunday 11:59 p.m. EST of Week 15 as directed.

Requirements

  • The Course Reflection is worth 100 points (10%) and will be graded on quality of self-assessment, use of citations, use of Standard English grammar, sentence structure, and overall organization based on the required components as summarized in the directions and grading criteria/rubric.
  • Follow the directions and grading criteria closely. Any questions about your essay may be posted under the Q & A forum under the Discussions tab.
  • The length of the reflection is to be within three to six pages excluding title page and reference pages.
  • APA format is required with both a title page and reference page. Use the required components of the review as Level 1 headers (upper and lower case, centered):
    • Course Reflection
    • Conclusion

Note: Introduction – Write an introduction but do not use “Introduction” as a heading in accordance with the rules put forth in the Publication manual of the American Psychological Association (2010, p. 63).

Preparing Your Reflection

The BSN Essentials (AACN, 2008) outline a number of healthcare policy and advocacy competencies for the BSN-prepared nurse. Reflect on the NUR3125 course readings, discussion threads, and applications you have completed across this course and write a reflective essay regarding the extent to which you feel you are now prepared to:

  • “Demonstrate the professional standards of moral, ethical, and legal conduct.
  • Assume accountability for personal and professional behaviors.
  • Promote the image of nursing by modeling the values and articulating the knowledge, skills, and attitudes of the nursing profession.
  • Demonstrate professionalism, including attention to appearance, demeanor, respect for self and others, and attention to professional boundaries with patients and families as well as among caregivers.
  • Demonstrate an appreciation of the history of and contemporary issues in nursing and their impact on current nursing practice.
  • Reflect on one’s own beliefs and values as they relate to professional practice.
  • Identify personal, professional, and environmental risks that impact personal and professional choices, and behaviors.
  • Communicate to the healthcare team one’s personal bias on difficult healthcare decisions that impact one’s ability to provide care.
  • Recognize the impact of attitudes, values, and expectations on the care of the very young, frail older adults, and other vulnerable populations.
  • Protect patient privacy and confidentiality of patient records and other privileged communications.
  • Access interprofessional and intra-professional resources to resolve ethical and other practice dilemmas.
  • Act to prevent unsafe, illegal, or unethical care practices.
  • Articulate the value of pursuing practice excellence, lifelong learning, and professional engagement to foster professional growth and development.
  • Recognize the relationship between personal health, self-renewal, and the ability to deliver sustained quality care.
  • Conduct comprehensive and focused physical, behavioral, psychological, spiritual, socioeconomic, and environmental assessments of health and illness parameters in patients, using developmentally and culturally appropriate approaches.
  • Recognize the relationship of genetics and genomics to health, prevention, screening, diagnostics, prognostics, selection of treatment, and monitoring of treatment effectiveness, using a constructed pedigree from collected family history information as well as standardized symbols and terminology.
  • Implement holistic, patient­ centered care that reflects an understanding of human growth and development, pathophysiology, pharmacology, medical management, and nursing management across the health­ illness continuum, across the lifespan, and in all healthcare settings.
  • Communicate effectively with all members of the healthcare team, including the patient and the patient’s support network.
  • Deliver compassionate, patient­ centered, evidence-based care that respects patient and family preferences.
  • Implement patient and family care around resolution of end ­of ­life and palliative care issues, such as symptom management, support of rituals, and respect for patient and family preferences.
  • Provide appropriate patient teaching that reflects developmental stage, age, culture, spirituality, patient preferences, and health literacy considerations to foster patient engagement in their care.
  • Implement evidence-based nursing interventions as appropriate for managing the acute and chronic care of patients and promoting health across the lifespan.
  • Monitor client outcomes to evaluate the effectiveness of psychobiological interventions.
  • Facilitate patient­ centered transitions of care, including discharge planning and ensuring the caregiver’s knowledge of care requirements to promote safe care.
  • Provide nursing care based on evidence that contributes to safe and high-quality patient outcomes within healthcare microsystems.
  • Create a safe care environment that results in high quality patient outcomes.
  • Revise the plan of care based on an ongoing evaluation of patient outcomes.
  • Demonstrate clinical judgment and accountability for patient outcomes when delegating to and supervising other members of the healthcare team.
  • Manage care to maximize health, independence, and quality of life for a group of individuals that approximates a beginning practitioner’s workload
  • Demonstrate the application of psychomotor skills for the efficient, safe, and compassionate delivery of patient care.
  • Develop a beginning understanding of complementary and alternative modalities and their role in health care.
  • Develop an awareness of patients as well as healthcare professionals’ spiritual beliefs and values and how those beliefs and values impact health care.
  • Manage the interaction of multiple functional problems affecting patients across the lifespan, including common geriatric syndromes.
  • Understand one’s role and participation in emergency preparedness and disaster response with an awareness of environmental factors and the risks they pose to self and patients
  • Engage in caring and healing techniques that promote a therapeutic nurse patient relationship.
  • Demonstrate tolerance for the ambiguity and unpredictability of the world and its effect on the healthcare system as related to nursing practice.” (pp. 28, 31-32).