Birth plans outline the laboring woman’s desires related to her labor and birth. Read the following article: White-Corey, S. (2013). Birth plans: Tickets to the OR? MCN, The American Journal of Maternal/Child Nursing, 38(5), 268-273. Doi: 10.1097/NMC.0b013e31829a399d Discuss the following: The results of this research demonstrate an apparent disconnect between the perceptions of the health care team and the patient’s expectations regarding birth plans. Summarize the differences and suggest a rationale for these findings. Using the quality improvement competency from the QSEN pre-licensure competencies, how can the perinatal nurse bridge this gap so that patients can safely achieve their labor/ […]
You will identify if clinical research is the same as evidenced-based practice (EBP) or consider the obstacles to nursing research in a clinical environment. Using the South University Online Library find research articles on clinical research and EBP. Based on your research, respond to one of the following discussion questions. Discussion Question 1 How does your facility incorporate EBP in a clinical setting to promote patient outcomes? Do you have recommendations on how your facility can improve its use of EBP?
The Quality and Safety Education of Nurses (QSEN) project goal is to prepare Registered Nurses with the knowledge, skills and attitudes to improve the quality and safety of the healthcare systems where they work (QSEN, 2014). For this discussion, students will be split into three (3) groups by the instructor. Group 1 will address QSEN Competencies for Patient-Centered Care and informatics. Group 2 will address the QSEN Competencies for Teamwork and Collaboration and Evidence-Based Practice. Group 3 will address the QSEN Competencies for Quality Improvement and Safety. Initial Discussion Post: Consider the definition for the two (2) assigned QSEN competencies. […]
Using the assigned readings and information from the literature, compose a response to the following: Describe all components of the nursing process. Select one (1) phase in the nursing process and answer the following questions: Explain the role of the RN in the phase. Give a minimum of three (3) specific examples of how the phase is integrated in the patient’s care. Explain the four(4) types of health assessment listed below and provide an example for each. Comprehensive assessment Ongoing partial assessment Focused assessment Emergency assessment In your response to your peers’ posts, choose a post from a peer who […]
Some companies are associated with larger-than-life founders or CEOs. Take, for example, Apple Computers and Steve Jobs or Virgin and Richard Branson. To what extent do these individuals so dominate the companies they have created that when they pass from the scene, the future of these companies may be uncertain?