Role of the Nurse and Scope of Practice

Title of Assignment

Professional Identity of the Nurse: Role of the Nurse and Scope of Practice

Purpose of Assignment:

According to Larson, Brady, Engelmann, Perkins, and Shultz (2013), “the development of professional identity is a continuous process that begins with admission to the nursing program and evolves throughout one’s professional career in a dynamic and fluid process where interacting relationship of education and practice lead to self-reflection, growth, and human flourishing” (p. 138).

Larson, J., Brady, N., Engelmann, L., Perkins, B., & Shultz, C. (2013). The formation of professional identity in nursing. Nursing Education Perspectives.34 (2). p 138.

Course Competency(s):

Identify roles and responsibilities for safe nursing practice in the healthcare environment.

Explain the roles and scope of practice for members of the intraprofessional team.

Instructions:

This course includes a project with three parts. Each part builds off prior knowledge to help you create your nurse professional identity. In the first part, you examine the role of the nurse and scope of practice, which will help you identify the nurses’ role. In the second part, you describe the importance of the code of ethics in nursing, and examine the standards of nursing practice for the role you are obtaining during the nursing program. The final submission requires you to use the first two parts of your assignment to explain your belief of caring in nursing, describe your professional identity, and identify a potential professional organization that you may join to help support your development.

Content:

 

Prepare a two to three page written assignment that includes the following:

 

· Introduction to the assignment (sections of the assignment; roles of the nurse, scope of practice, compare and contrast scope of practice)

· Describe the roles of the nurse for the program you are currently enrolled

· Identify the scope of practice for the nurse in the state where you intend to practice

· Using the Nurse Practice Act for the state where you intend to practice, compare and contrast the scope of practice for the LPN and RN

· Conclusion (reflect on the assignment including how you will use the scope of practice to support your role)

· Use at least two credible resources to support your findings. For example, one of the resources could be the State Board of Nursing website, and another resource could be a textbook. These resources must be integrated into the body of your paper using at least two in-text citations. Be sure to use proper APA format and style.

Format:

· Two to three page written Assignment

· Standard American English (correct grammar, punctuation, etc.)

· Logical, original and insightful

· Professional organization, style, and mechanics in APA format and style

· Run your paper through Grammarly and make corrections to identified errors before submission. Note: You must use the following link to create your Grammarly account. You must use your Rasmussen student email address: https://www.grammarly.com/signin?page=edu

 

Resources:

Rasmussen College Online Library School of Nursing > Your Career > Boards of Nursing https://guides.rasmussen.edu/nursing/boardsofnursing (locate your board of nursing)

 

School of Nursing Online Guide > Nursing Research https://guides.rasmussen.edu/nursing

Rasmussen College Online Library School of Nursing > School of Nursing> APA and Writing

https://guides.rasmussen.edu/nursing/apaandwriting

 

APA & Writing Help

New to APA? Watch this video for a brief introduction:

· APA Quick Start

 

Want a more in-depth introduction to APA? Watch the 30 minute APA Basics webinar:

· APA in 30 Minutes

 

Integrating resources into your writing is a crucial writing skill. Watch this video on how to paraphrase, summarize, and quote resources.

· Integrate outside resources into your academic writing

 

Learn more about creating a references list and how NoodleTools can help you by watching the webinar below:

· APA Reference List and NoodleTools Software

 

The APA Guide contains all of the information you need to create a research paper in the APA style, including:

· APA Sample Paper

· APA Paper Template

· Examples of Reference list citations

· In-text citations

· Formatting an APA paper including the cover page

 

Grading Rubric:

Total Possible Points = 100

Levels of Achievement
Criteria Emerging Competence Proficiency Mastery
Introduction

(10 Pts)

Initial introduction does not include explanations of the sections of the paper.Failure to submit introduction will result in zero points for this criteria. Introduction includes a brief explanation for the sections of the paper. Introduction includes a clear explanation of the sections of the paper and supporting evidence. Introduction includes a comprehensive explanation for the sections of the paper with detailed examples and supporting evidence.
Points: 6 Points: 8 Points: 9 Points: 10
Roles of the Nurse

(20 Pts)

Role of the nurse section lacks suggestions and/or supporting evidence. Failure to submit this section will result in zero points for this criteria. Role of the nurse section includes minimal discussion with limited supporting evidence. Role of the nurse section includes discussion with examples and supporting evidence. Role of the nurse section offers substantial contributions and detailed examples with supporting evidence.
Points: 12 Points: 16 Points: 18 Points: 20
Scope of Practice

(20 Pts)

Scope of practice lacks presentation and/or supporting evidence.

Failure to submit this section will result in zero points for this criteria.

Scope of practice includes minimal presentation with limited supporting evidence. Scope of practice includes presentation and examples with supporting evidence. Scope of practice includes substantial presentation and detailed examples with supporting evidence.
Points: 12 Points: 16 Points: 18 Points: 20
Nurse Practice Acts

(30 Pts)

 

Nurse practice act section lacks comparing and contrasting and/or supporting evidence.

Failure to submit this section will result in zero points for this criteria.

Nurse practice act section includes minimal comparing and contrasting with limited supporting evidence. Nurse practice act includes compare and contrast with examples with supporting evidence. Nurse practice act includes substantial compare and contrast and detailed examples with supporting evidence.
Points: 18 Points: 24 Points: 27 Points: 30
Conclusion

(10 Pts)

Conclusion lacks a summary of the sections of the paper.

Failure to submit this section will result in zero points for this criteria.

Conclusion includes minimal summary of the sections of the paper. Conclusion includes a summary of the paper with supporting evidence. Conclusion includes a substantial summary of the paper with detailed examples with supporting evidence.
Points: 6 Points: 8 Points: 9 Points: 10
Spelling and Grammar

(5 Pts)

 

Spelling and grammar contain substantial errors that make sentences and/or paragraphs incoherent. Spelling and grammar errors occur but are inconsistent. Paragraphs and sentences are coherent but may exhibit spelling errors, run-on’s or fragments, and/or improper verb tense usage.  

Displays proper grammar application, and writing contains minimal to no spelling errors. May contain rare improper uses of words (ex., their vs. there), a misplaced modifier, or a run-on sentence, but does not detract from the overall understanding of the sentence and/or paragraph.

 

 

 

Demonstrates an exemplary application of spelling and grammar.

 

Points: 2 Points: 3 Points: 4 Points: 5
APA Citation

(5 Pts)

Citations do not follow APA Style. Quotations, paraphrases, and summaries are not cited, or there is no attempt to cite them using APA style.  

Errors in APA citations are noticeable and may detract from the ability to locate the original source (for example, no title provided, year of publication is missing, no punctuation).

 

 

Errors in APA citations are less noticeable and do not detract from the ability to locate the original source (for example, a missing or misused comma or period, missing parentheses, author name not properly abbreviated, indentation is misaligned).

 

 

APA citations are free of style and formatting errors.
Points: 2 Points: 3 Points: 4 Points: 5

  Provide an example of a health care organization

Explain the role of accreditation in mitigating risk compliance issues.  Provide an example of a health care organization that was placed on probation by its accrediting body or by CMS within the last 3 years for a risk compliance issue. What caused the probation or loss of accreditation and how could it have been prevented?

Using 200-300 words APA format with at least two references.

· Literature review of the topic/issue

CAP Draft Instructions

Students submit two drafts of their CAP paper during the term. The student’s clinical instructor reviews the drafts and provides feedback. Each draft earns a maximum of 5 points. Consult the “CAP Instructions and Rubric” document for guidance on content.

 

1st draft contains:

· Introduction

· Literature review of the topic/issue

The first draft includes proper APA-styled citations for the articles referenced. It does NOT need to include an APA-styled title page; however, this is a requirement for the final paper.

 

2nd draft contains:

· Literature review of the solution/interventions

· Implementation/intervention

The second draft includes proper APA-styled citations for the articles referenced.

 

Instructor Feedback

· These drafts are an opportunity for the instructor to tell the student if they are on the right track for content, writing, and formatting.

· The drafts are not an opportunity to receive detailed corrections on content and APA style.

Students are encouraged to seek writing/APA assistance from the APA Publication Manual, ResU’s lib guides, the Online Writing Lab (OWL) at Purdue, or through the TutorMe resource found on the landing page of Brightspace.

 

Grading criteria

CAP drafts will be assessed using the following criteria. Late submissions will lose up to 10% for every day submitted past the due date.

 

4-5 points: very good/good

Draft follows all instructions; includes the required content contained in the CAP rubric. Writing is cohesive. Draft may have one or two deficiencies in completeness, content, writing mechanics, or APA format.

3 points: average

Draft follows most instructions; includes most of the required content contained in the CAP rubric. Writing may need improvement. Draft has three or four deficiencies in content, writing mechanics, or APA format.

1-2 points: deficient

Assignment is submitted but does not follow directions, lacks content, and/or is incomplete.

0 points: Nothing submitted

Compare the pathogens discussed in the previous chapters with zoonotic pathogens. 

Compare the pathogens discussed in the previous chapters with zoonotic pathogens.

  • Discuss what the different characteristics are
  • Describe how they cause disease
  • Explain the transmission processes.

This should be a substantive response (between 75 -150 words minimum) to the topic(s) in your own words, referencing (using APA format) what you have discovered in your required reading and other learning activities.

You may use resources in addition to your textbook that supports your post(s); however, you must mention the source(s) that you used in your post(s) using APA format in-text citations and reference lists. You can review APA formatting here: https://owl.purdue.edu/owl/research_and_citation/apa_style/apa_formatting_and_style_guide/general_format.html

Can you identify logical fallacies in the given examples? By what rationale are you able to determine the existence of logical fallacy?

Read other students’ posts and respond to at least two of them. In addition to other comments you may have, address the following questions in your response posts:

  • Based on two other students’ posts, identify the appropriate fallacy of each example they provided.
  • By which criteria were you able to determine a formal fallacy from an informal fallacy? A propositional fallacy from a red herring?
  • Can you identify logical fallacies in the given examples? By what rationale are you able to determine the existence of logical fallacy?

Use any personal experience if appropriate to help support or debate other students’ posts. If differences of opinion occur, debate the issues professionally and provide examples to support your opinions.

· Literature review of the solution/interventions

CAP Draft Instructions

Students submit two drafts of their CAP paper during the term. The student’s clinical instructor reviews the drafts and provides feedback. Each draft earns a maximum of 5 points. Consult the “CAP Instructions and Rubric” document for guidance on content.

 

1st draft contains:

· Introduction

· Literature review of the topic/issue

The first draft includes proper APA-styled citations for the articles referenced. It does NOT need to include an APA-styled title page; however, this is a requirement for the final paper.

 

2nd draft contains:

· Literature review of the solution/interventions

· Implementation/intervention

The second draft includes proper APA-styled citations for the articles referenced.

 

Instructor Feedback

· These drafts are an opportunity for the instructor to tell the student if they are on the right track for content, writing, and formatting.

· The drafts are not an opportunity to receive detailed corrections on content and APA style.

Students are encouraged to seek writing/APA assistance from the APA Publication Manual, ResU’s lib guides, the Online Writing Lab (OWL) at Purdue, or through the TutorMe resource found on the landing page of Brightspace.

 

Grading criteria

CAP drafts will be assessed using the following criteria. Late submissions will lose up to 10% for every day submitted past the due date.

 

4-5 points: very good/good

Draft follows all instructions; includes the required content contained in the CAP rubric. Writing is cohesive. Draft may have one or two deficiencies in completeness, content, writing mechanics, or APA format.

3 points: average

Draft follows most instructions; includes most of the required content contained in the CAP rubric. Writing may need improvement. Draft has three or four deficiencies in content, writing mechanics, or APA format.

1-2 points: deficient

Assignment is submitted but does not follow directions, lacks content, and/or is incomplete.

0 points: Nothing submitted

Discuss the many common sources of conflict

Do a powerpoint 2-4 slides answering the two question below about Conflict Management. The last slide need to have the references.

Conflict Management.

  1. What is conflict?
  2. Discuss the many common sources of conflict.

You must cite your sources on your PowerPoint slides or handouts in APA format.

The Colouring Book

STORY OF THE BUDDHA The Colouring Book

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BuddhaNet’s Web site: www.buddhanet.net

Buddha Dharma Education Association Inc.

 

 

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1. The hero of our story is Prince Siddhartha, the Buddha-to-be, who lived more than 2,500 years ago. His father was the Rajah of the Sakya clan, King Suddhodana, and his mother was �een Maha Maya. They lived in India, in a city called Kapilava�hu, in the foothills of the Himalayas.

 

 

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3. A�er many years, �een Maha Maya became pregnant. She and her husband were very happy about it. On the full moon day in the month of May, she gave birth to a boy in Lumbini Park, while she was on her way to see her parents. Five days a�er the prince’s birth the king asked five wise men to select a name for his son. They named him Siddhartha. This name means “the one whose wishes will be fulfilled”.

 

 

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6. The prince was kind to everyone. He was gentle with his horse and other animals. Because he was a prince his life was very easy, and he could have chosen to ignore the problems of others. But he felt sympathy for others. He knew that all creatures, including people, animals and all other living beings, like to be happy and don’t like suffering and pain.

 

 

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7. Siddhartha always took care not to do anything harmful to any creature. He liked to help others. For example, one day the prince saw one of the town boys beating a snake with a stick. He immediately stopped the boy, and told him not to hurt the snake.

 

 

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8. One day, Siddhartha was playing with his friends in the palace garden. One of the boys was his cousin, Prince Devada�a. While Siddhartha was gentle and kind, Devada�a was by nature cruel and liked to kill other creatures. While they were playing, Devada�a shot a swan with his bow and arrow. It was badly wounded. But Siddhartha took care of the swan until its wounds healed. When the swan was well again, he let it go free.

 

 

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9. Siddhartha liked to watch what was happening and think about different things. One a�ernoon his father took him to the annual Ploughing Festival. The king started the ceremony by driving the first pair of beautifully decorated bullocks. Siddhartha sat down under a rose-apple tree and watched everyone. He noticed that while people were happily enjoying themselves, the bullocks had to work terribly hard and plough the field. They did not look happy at all.

 

 

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10. Then Siddhartha noticed various other creatures around him. He saw a lizard eating ants. But soon a snake came, caught the lizard, and ate it. Then, suddenly a bird came down from the sky, picked up the snake and so it was eaten also. Siddhartha realised that all these creatures might think that they were happy for a while, but that they ended up suffering.

 

 

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11. Siddhartha thought deeply about what he saw around him. He learned that although he was happy, there was a lot of suffering in life. So he felt deep sympathy for all creatures. When the king and the maids noticed that the prince was not among the crowd, they went to look for him. They were surprised to find the prince si�ing crossed-legged, in deep meditation.

 

 

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12. The king did not want his son to think about deep things in life too much, because he remembered that the wise men had predicted that his son might one day want to leave the palace and become a monk. So, in order to distract him, the king built Siddhartha a beautiful palace with a lovely garden to play in. But this did not stop the prince from thinking about the suffering and unhappiness that he noticed around him.

 

 

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13. Siddhartha grew up to be a handsome young man of great strength. He was now of an age to get married. To stop Siddhartha from thinking of leaving home, King Suddhodana arranged for him to be married to his own beautiful cousin, Princess Yasodhara.

 

 

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14. Following the ancient tradition, Siddhartha had to prove how brave he was to be worthy of Yasodhara. In the presence of her parents he was asked to tame a wild horse. Siddhartha tamed the horse not by beating it, as some suitors might, but by talking to the horse to calm it and stroking it gently. Yasodhara wanted to marry the prince, and no one else. They were married in a great ceremony. Both were only sixteen years old.

 

 

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15. To stop the prince from thinking about unhappiness or leaving home, King Suddhodana built a pleasure palace for Siddhartha and Yasodhara. Dancers and singers were asked to entertain them, and only healthy and young people were allowed into the palace and the palace garden. The king did not want Siddhartha to know that everybody gets sick, grows old and will die. But in spite of the king’s efforts, the prince was not happy. He wanted to know what life was like for people who lived outside the palace walls.

 

 

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16. Finally, the king allowed Siddhartha to go on short visits to the nearby towns. He went with his a�endant, Channa. On his first visit Siddhartha saw a white haired, wrinkled man dressed in rags. Such a sight surprised him, as he had never seen anyone old before. Channa explained to him that this man was old and that everyone will be old one day. Siddhartha felt frightened by that and asked Channa to take him back home. At night, he could not sleep and he kept on thinking about old age.

 

 

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17. Although Siddhartha felt frightened by the vision of ge�ing old, he wanted to see more of the world outside. On his next visit, he saw a man lying on the ground and moaning. Out of compassion, he rushed over to the man. Channa warned him that the man was sick and that everyone, even noble people like Siddhartha or the king could get sic

No More Sacrifices, Worship, Theology,

BUDDHISM

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

BUDDHA’s 2 Critiques of HINDUISM: How to Handle Suffering? Abuse of the Sacrificial System by

the Wealthy & the Hindu Priests

 

 

 

BUDDHISM’s 2 REFORMS of HINDUISM: Moksha-Nirvana-Satori- Spiritual Enlightenment

Possible in 1 Monastic Lifetieme

NOBEL SILENCE: No More Sacrifices, Worship, Theology,

Prayer

 

 

BUDDHA’S BIG QUESTION:

WHY is there SO MUCH SUFFERING?

WHAT should we DO about all this SUFFERING?

 

 

 

4 NOBLE TRUTHS 1st Noble Truth – Life is full of

suffering

2nd Noble Truth – Suffering is the

result of desire (greed, lust,

selfishness) & the false belief

that you exist as an individual.

3rd Noble Truth – Suffering can be

ended by ending desire (greed,

lust, selfishness).

4th Noble Truth- Desire can be

ended by following the 8-fold

 

 

 

Buddhism’s 8-Fold Path 1. Proper Understanding – Rejection of the false belief in the Self;

Knowledge of the 4 Noble Truths 2. Proper Effort – Working hard to resist temptation

3. Proper Mindfulness – Attention to your own inner feelings & thoughts, to society around you, & to

the whole universe 4. Proper Concentration – Focusing on worthy Goals; Meditation helps

you achieve this 5. Proper Thoughts or Intentions – 3 sets of Thoughts: Asceticism,

Generosity, & Nonviolence 6. Proper Action – No Stealing, Killing, extra-marital Sex, Lying, or

Consumption of Intoxicants (similar to the 10 commandments of Judeo-Christianity)

7. Proper Livelihood – Avoiding jobs that are destructive to people, living beings, & Nature/Creation;

Avoiding work in the sale & production of weapons, drugs & intoxicating substances, & the slaughter of animals

8. Proper Speech – Avoiding Lies, Slander, Gossip, Threats, Curses, & Foul or Harsh Words