NRS 430V Discussion Question 1 Topic 1
Discuss why you have decided to complete your BSN at this time, and the concerns you have about completing your baccalaureate degree. Based on the readings in the course materials, what strategies can you implement to be a successful student?
NRS 430V Discussion Question 2 Topic 1
List three examples of plagiarism and discuss how plagiarizing as a student affects the integrity of a baccalaureate degree, the public perception of the nursing profession, and evidence-based practice. Describe two things you will do to ensure academic integrity in your work.
NRS 430V Topic 2 Discussion Question 1
Define critical thinking and evidence-based practice. Discuss what critical thinking in nursing practice entails and explain why it is important. Discuss the role of critical thinkingand evidence-based practice as they relate to patient outcomes.
NRS430V Topic 2 Discussion Question 2
Describe how the nursing profession is viewed by the general public. Discuss factors that influence the public’s perception of nursing? Describe ways to educate the general public on the professional nurse’s role and scope of nursing within a changing health care system.
NRS 430V Topic 3 Discussion Question 1
How has nursing practice evolved over time? Discuss the key leaders and historical events that have influenced the advancement of nursing, nursing education, and nursing roles that are now part of the contemporary nursing profession.
NRS430V Topic 3 Discussion Question 2
Discuss the difference between a nursing conceptual model and a nursing theory. Select a nursing theory and provide a concise summary of it. Provide an example in nursing practice where the nursing theory you selected would be effective in managing patient care.
NRS 430V Topic 4 Discussion Question 1
Outline the process for the development of nursing standards of practice for your state, including DQ of the entities involved in developing the standards of practice and how the standards of practice influence the nursing process for your areas of specialty.
NRS430V Topic 4 Discussion Question 2
Outline the concept of professional accountability as it pertains to nursing. Provide examples of how a nurse demonstrates professional accountability in clinical expertise, the nursing process, and evidence-based practice.
NRS 430V Topic 5 Discussion Question 1
Discuss how professional nursing organizations support the field of nursing and how they advocate for nursing practice. Explain the value professional nursing organizations have in advocacy and activism related to patient care.
NRS430V Topic 5 Discussion Question 2
Discuss the importance of advocacy as it pertains to patient care. What is the nurse’s role in patient advocacy? Describe a situation in which you were involved with patient advocacy. Explain what the advocacy accomplished for the patient, and what the repercussions would have been if the patient would not have had an advocate.