NUR 513 Introduction to Advanced Registered Nursing
This GCU course examines nursing theory and the role of ethics for advanced registered nurses within the Christian worldview and through a leadership perspective focused on improving health care outcomes. Students explore the moral/ethical responsibilities and legal and regulatory obligations of advanced registered nurses in health promotion and disease prevention. Students also review evidence-based practice (EBP) literature and the research process with application to their program of study and learn to navigate scholarly EBP literature, resources, and guidelines.
All Weeks (Topic 1 to Topic 8): All Assignments
NUR 513 Topic 1 Assignment | Navigating the Online Environment Scavenger Hunt -- $15.00
NUR 513 Topic 2 Assignment | Nursing Roles Graphic Organizer -- $15.00
NUR 513 Topic 5 Assignment | Worldview and Nursing Process Personal Statement -- $15.00
NUR 513 Topic 8 Assignment | Benchmark - Future Scope, Role and Professional Obligations Paper -- $15.00
Note: This bundle is cheaper than the individual Assignments...
Learning how to navigate the online classroom environment is essential to your academic success.1. Review "Navigating the Online Scavenger Hunt" and search LoudCloud to find the answers.2. Complete the scavenger hunt while navigating LoudCloud.You are not required to submit this assignment to LopesWrite...
Topic 1 DQ 1
Describe how the role of advanced registered nurse transformed over time. Consider shifts in scope and expectations in the 20th and 21st centuries. In what ways will the advanced registered nurse role and responsibilities continue to evolve and emerge as the American health care system changes?
Topic 1 DQ 2
Access The Future of Nursing: Leading Change, Advancing Health. Identify the two recommendations for nursing education you believe will be most effective or radical in creating ..
Advanced registered nurses work in highly collaborative environments and must collaborate with interdisciplinary teams in order to provide excellent patient care. Besides knowing the role and scope of one's own practice, it is essential to understand the role and scope of other nurse specialties to ensure effective collaboration among nurses, the organization, and other professionals with whom advanced registered nurses regularly interact.
Use the "Nursing Roles Graphic Organizer Template" to di..
Topic 2 DQ 1
Identify at least three regulatory bodies or industry regulations that specify certification, licensure requirements, or scope of practice for your specialty. Discuss the way these bodies or regulations influence the educational requirements and experiences for your specialty. Advanced practice registered nurses must incorporate the APRN consensus model in their response.
Topic 2 DQ 2
Compare two different advanced registered nurse roles with regard to ethical guidelines. Are there..
Topic 3 DQ 1
Identify a population that you will likely serve as an advanced registered nurse that you think is particularly vulnerable to issues of health disparities/inequity. Discuss the contribution of your particular specialty to health promotion and disease prevention for this population. How do issues of diversity and global perspectives of care contribute to your understanding of health equity as it relates to this population?
Topic 3 DQ 2
What is your personal worldview? Connect your w..
Topic 4 DQ 1
Compare and contrast two nursing theories. How do they differ based on their intent, scope, and goals? Which one might be more relevant to your future role, and why?
Topic 4 DQ 2
Select two different nursing theories and describe how they relate to patient care. How could you use them for inciting behavioral changes? Discuss the pros and cons of applying each theory and how they could be integrated into your future practice. Are there any particular ethical issues related to the in..
Being able to articulate your personal worldview can help you formulate a personal philosophy of practice and enhance your influence on patients and the industry. In this assignment, you will have an opportunity to reflect on your current and future practice, and the ways worldview and nursing theory influence that practice.
Draft a 1,000-1,250 word paper in which you:
Describe your personal worldview, including the religious, spiritual, and cultural elements that you think most ..
Topic 5 DQ 1
During this program, you will complete an evidence-based practice project addressing a problem, issue, or concern in your specialty area of professional practice. Consider an area in your specialty that you believe needs improvement. Which nursing theories could you apply to this problem? Why is this the best theory?
Topic 5 DQ 2
Select one theory discussed during Topics 4 and 5. Does application of this theory differ based on the population focus (individuals, families, communitie..
Topic 6 DQ 1
I will instruct you and teach you in the way you should go, I will counsel you with my eye upon you. Psalm 32: 8
Describe the characteristics of scholarly nursing research for the advanced registered nurse.
Discuss methods for accessing and evaluating nursing research
Relate credibility to academic integrity and evidenced based practice expectations.
Read Chapters 20-22 in Advanced Practice Nursing: Essential Knowledge for the Profession
Read the elect..
Topic 7 DQ 1
Describe the steps of the evidence-based research process and the importance of using them. In the initial stages of an EBP project, where do nurses in your specialty go to locate sources of information that help them to determine whether or not a practice problem is appropriate for an evidence-based practice change proposal. Include two specific sources on information in your discussion.
Topic 7 DQ 2
What are some of the major ethical issues in conducting research that impacts th..
Advanced registered nursing graduates are entering the profession at dynamic time when roles and scope of practice are shifting based on developments in legislation and policy in response to the evolving needs of the health care system. Professional nursing organizations play an important role in making sure the perspectives of advanced registered nurses are heard, and in supporting nurse specialties in their efforts to expand their scope of practice and their full participation throughout the h..
Topic 8 DQ 1
Identify three professional nursing organizations that interest you. Provide a brief summary of their purpose, requirements, and any differences in focus, population, scope, or intent. How do these organizations align to your goals and worldview?
Topic 8 DQ 2
Research health care legislation that is being considered in your state. What impact might this legislation have on your future practice? What impact does it have on the collective practice of nurses in your state? How do you..