Answer these 3 questions
1. How have you met the course objectives listed in the syllabus?
2. Has the material in the course changed you pHow have you met the course objectives listed in the syllabus?rofessional practice? RN Case Management
3. How might learning about issues and trends in nursing influence your professional practice? (Long term care/ acute rehab)
See syllabus/course learning objectives info below
Issues and Trends in Professional Nursing analyzes the impact of economic, demographic and technological forces on health care delivery, and the concerns relating to ethical, legal, and social issues that influence nursing practice. A historical background gives perspective to current nursing problems, and future trends are considered in terms of their impact on roles and practice. Issues impacting professional nursing are examined within a framework set forth by the Institute of Medicine’s (IOM) five core competencies on quality and healthcare. The potential transformation of nursing practice in response to societal changes will be explored as well as the new opportunities these challenges have for career development.
Course Learning Objectives (CLO)
After this course, you will be able to:
Explain the dynamics of history that have formed the current image and affected the role of professional nursing.
Describe challenges facing health care that impact the delivery of nursing care.
Discuss the role of the professional nurse in ethical and legal issues related to health care.
Assess the quality of health care as measured against the Institute of Medicine’s five core competencies.
Adapt nursing practice in response to economic, demographic, and social forces.
Identify strategies that promote the socialization of the nurse into a professional role.