NUR 514 Topic 1 Discussion Question 1
Discuss the shift to value-based health care and its impact on the roles and responsibilities of advanced registered nurses. What major evolving trends in the health care policy and delivery systems will affect your practice in the next 3-5 years, and how do you think advanced registered nurses leaders will continue to influence the direction of health care?
NUR 514 Topic 1 Discussion Question 2
From your experience, how can developing strong interprofessional relationships increase collaboration and benefit patient outcomes or organizational initiatives into today’s dynamic health care environment? What are some ways you can form an interprofessional team and collaborate with other advanced registered nurse roles in support of organizational initiatives or improved patient outcomes? Make sure to incorporate the Interprofessional Education Collaborative (IPEC) competencies in your response.
NUR 514 Topic 2 DISCUSSION QUESTION 1
From your experience in the health care industry, what is the difference between leadership and management? How can an advanced registered nurse both lead well and provide management? Think about interactions with patients, team members, daily tasks, and responsibilities as you formulate your response.
NUR 514 Topic 2 Discussion Question 2
The underlying principle of servant leadership is that leaders address the needs of the team before their own and serve others before serving the self. After reviewing the topic materials and conducting your own research on servant leadership, describe how the vocation of the nurse is similar to the goals of a servant leader. Identify any examples you have seen in your practice, and the best way you can demonstrate servant leadership in nursing practice.
NUR 514 Topic 3 DISCUSSION QUESTION 1
How have you seen or experienced organizational change within an organization? Did it go well or not? Was there any correlation in how the organizations used stakeholders or change models?
NUR 514 Topic 3 Discussion Question 2
You have been selected to serve on a community outreach committee within your state’s nursing organization. The committee includes registered nurses of different specialties. At your first meeting, it becomes evident that not everyone is in agreement with a recent position statement about the role of spiritual care, with some members arguing they will no longer support the committee if the position statement is not revised or reversed. As a nurse leader, how could you draw from change theory to address these concerns and encourage collaboration on the committee?
NUR 514 Topic 4 DISCUSSION QUESTION 1
Are there professional barriers to being involved with the legislative process, such as retaliation from institutions or individuals who do not share your same viewpoints? What steps would you take to ensure you can represent the advanced registered nurse as a leader and patient advocate under these types of circumstances?
NUR 514 Topic 4 Discussion Question 2
Chapter 14 in the textbook, , discusses the Leadership in Nursing Practice: Changing the Landscape of Health Care nursing profession’s lack of representation in health care policymaking, even though nurses currently represent the largest profession within the health care industry. The text suggests that this may be related to gender inequality, with women making up a large percentage of the nursing profession. Do you see any correlation to this argument?
NUR 514 Topic 5 DISCUSSION QUESTION 1
Research an organization that uses an innovative model of care. How does this innovative model affect interprofessional collaboration? How might this model contribute to the delivery of cost of effective health care? Make sure to identify the organization and model in your response
NUR 514 Topic 5 Discussion Question 2
Define ACOs and discuss their impact on the contemporary health care system. How do ACOs drive cost-effectiveness, innovation, and collaboration in the delivery of health care?
NUR 514 Topic 6 DISCUSSION QUESTION 1
In what ways can informatics help health care providers overcome current or emerging barriers to care and increase access to safe, quality health care? Include a discussion of the value and challenges of clinical provider order entry (CPOE). And clinical decision support systems (CDSS) in providing safe patient care in your response.
NUR 514 Topic 6 Discussion Question 2
Differentiate between EMRs and EHRs. Discuss the importance of interoperability in relationship to both types of records. And to how the EMR and EHR improve quality and access to care.
NUR 514 Topic 7 Discussion Question 1
What quality standards or performance measures guide your role or specialty as an advanced registered nurse? Using these standards, discuss how informatics can be used to improve quality of care. Make sure to discuss meaningful use and incorporate the topic materials. Such as the American Health Information Management Association (AHIMA) and Information Governance websites in your response.
NUR 514 Topic 7 Discussion Question 2
Review HIPAA, protected health information (PHI), and requirements for privacy and confidentiality in EHRs. Discuss one ethical and one legal issue related to the use of EHRs that directly impact advanced registered nursing practice. Discuss possible consequences for compromising patient data and measures you can implement in your own practice to protect patient privacy and confidentiality.
NUR 514 Topic 8 Discussion Question 1
Open and clear communication is critical for the effective functioning of the interprofessional team and the delivery of safe patient care. Discuss the way communication technologies can enhance coordination of care by interprofessional teams. Be sure to discuss a specific communication technology in your response.
NUR 514 Topic 8 Discussion Question 2
Virtual care and telehealth technologies have the capability to greatly expand access to quality health care. Discuss some benefits and drawbacks of virtual care/telehealth. Particularly related to the collaboration and coordination of care and the role of the advanced registered nurse.