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NUR2058 Dimensions of Nursing Practice Course Assignments

NUR2058 Dimensions of Nursing Practice Course Assignments

Module 01 Written Assignment – Legacy of Nursing’s History
This assignment asks you to choose a nurse who historically contributed to the advancement of the profession.

Identify the nurse and his/her background
Provide a brief description of the major social issues occurring at the time the nurse lived.
Describe two contributions the person made to nursing.
Discuss how these two unique contributions influenced nursing as we know it today.

Here are some resources you can check out while conducting your research:

9 Famous Nurses Who Made Their Mark on American History
Biography.com – Nurse

Once you have selected your nurse, you can check out our databases to conduct more thorough research:

Discovery All-in-One Search
CINAHL
Cochrane Library
Consumer Health Complete

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Health Sciences and Nursing Via ProQuest
Health Source
MEDLINE
Nursing Reference Center Plus
Ovid Nursing Journals

Module 04 Discussion – Comparing and Contrasting Theories
This discussion asks you to compare and contrast two nursing models and theories found in your reading.  Be sure to address the following areas:

Health and wellness
Illness
The client
The environment
Nursing

After comparing and contrasting the two theories, you will select the model or theory that best aligns with your belifs and describe how it will impact the way you practice nursing.
Be sure to check out our Answer on comparing and contrasting to help you along your way with this post.

Module 07 – Researching for Evidence
This assignment asks you to select a recent evidence-based article from a peer reviewed nursing journal that describes a best practice in an area of nursing you are interested in.  Cite the article and provide a brief overview of how the results and findings were obtained.  Be sure to describe the best practice.  Conclude your discussion by explaining whether you thought the research findings supported the conclusions and best practice.
Here are some resources you can use to help with this assignment:

How can I search for articles in only nursing journals?
How do I find scholarly/peer-reviewed nursing articles?
How do I find articles about nursing best practices?
How do I use the Joanna Briggs Institute EBP database?
What is EBP?

Module 08 Written Assignment – The Case of Mrs. G
This assignment asks you to read through the provided scenario and share your thoughts on how to deliver client-centered culturally competent care and work collaboratively with others.
You can use A to Z World Culture database to research Mrs. G’s culture.  You can also check out the Gale Encyclopedia of Multicultural America.

Module 10 Written Assignment – Contemporary Issues and Trends
This written assignment asks you identify one specific contemporary issue or trend that you are interested in learning more about. Choose from the categories below. For example you might want to learn more about why it is more difficult for some groups to receive care than others, which would fall under Client Access to Care. Or, you might want to compare nursing practice in the U.S. with how nurses practice in Japan, which would fall under the category of Global Healthcare and Nursing.

Global Healthcare and Nursing
Healthcare Reform
U.S. Healthcare Financing
Nursing’s Role in the U.S. Healthcare System
Integrative Healthcare
Nursing Leadership and Management
Nursing Education
Nursing Practice
Nursing Professionalism
Advancing Nursing as a Profession
Client Access to Care
Delivering Client Care
Interdisciplinary Teamwork and Collaboration
Ethical Practices in Healthcare
Quality and Safety in Healthcare Delivery
Health/Nursing Informatics

Once the issue or trend is identified, find five important/significant facts about it, substantiated by an evidence-based article or reference.
Here are some resources you can use while you are conducting your research:

Discovery All-in-One Search
CINAHL
Cochrane Library
Consumer Health Complete
Health Sciences and Nursing Via ProQuest
Health Source
MEDLINE
Nursing Reference Center Plus
Ovid Nursing Journals

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