State of Advance Practice/Week 2 Patricia Grayson-Canty Chamberlain College of Nursing NR 510 Leadership and Role of the Advanced Practice Nurse Terri Schmitt Professor Spring B 2014 Introduction The purpose of this paper is to further examine the state of advanced practice nursing from a local, state, national, and international perspective. The role of the nurse practitioner (NP) “evolved from the shortage of primary care medical providers in underserved areas in the 1960s” (DeNisco & Barker, 2013, p. 20). NPs became a much needed asset during the Great Society era due to the development of the government health programs such as Medicaid, Medicare, and Community health Centers that needed care providers. These programs helped
Over the years, the nurse anesthesia specialty evolved to meet the demands of surgeons in quest of a solution to the high morbidity and mortality caused by anesthesia. As pioneers in anesthesia, nurse anesthetists actively participated in the fine-tuning of anesthesia delivery techniques and equipment improvement. The AANA (2009) recognizes Sister Mary Bernard as the first nurse who chose anesthesia as a specialty. She was a Catholic nun who entered St. Vincent's Hospital in Erie, Pennsylvania, to assume the duties of anesthetist in 1877 (AANA). At the end of the nineteenth century, the art of anesthesia improved greatly with the contribution of Alice Magaw.
* The value of formal education through theory and clinical experience. * The Bolton Act of 1942 was the first bill passed in Congress to provide funding for nurse education during war times. * Florance Blanchfield ranked Colonel during WW2. Later in her career advocated for the military to compensated nurses for their honor and dedication to the United States People. * Helped change the cultural ideologies of the role women in our society.
Differences in Competencies between ADN and BSN NRS-430v Professional Dynamics Grand Canyon University Each and every day changes are occurring in health care system not only in US but also in all over the world. These changes also can be observed in nursing. In health care setting nurses have so many vital roles to play. In addition to providing care nurses need to participate in decision making process in all fields of health care system. As “nursing is based upon a body of knowledge that is always changing with new discoveries and innovation” Potter and Perry (2005), nursing profession need to improve from its old fashioned bedside nursing.
“Two consensus reports from the Institute of Medicine (IOM) which calls for greater interprofessional education of physicians, nurses, and other health professionals, as well as new methods of improving and demonstrating competency throughout one’s career (IOM, 2003b, 2009)” The Robert Wood Johnson Foundation of nursing research network is estimate costs of nursing education for different degree levels. Although nurses are rapidly adapting to new technology and their ability to give exceptional care to their patients. “Nurses have great potential to lead innovative strategies to improve the health care system. However, a variety of historical, regulatory, and policy barriers have limited nurses’ ability to contribute to widespread transformation (Kimball and O’Neil, 2002).” There are numbers of health care institution have put limitation and regulation on their nurses, some of this regulation are imposed by state law. Here are few of the examples of limitations.
Florida Nurse Practice Act Maria I. Torres Breckenridge School of Nursing at ITT-Technical Institute Abstract The Nurse Practice Act is a law that nurses must abide by. This act serves two elements: to protect the health and safety of client care, and to protect the title of nurse. Scope of work outlines the duties of a nurse. There are many different nurses but the Nurse Practice Act still applies to all Nurses licensed by the State Law. Some nurses that are more advanced and have more privileges than others.
EDUCATIONAL PREPARATION GRAND CANYON UNIVERSITY NRS 430V February 01 2015 EDUCATIONAL PREPARATION Education is the process of teaching, training or learning. It has a very important role in today’s health care system. The purpose of this paper is to depict the distinction between an Associate –degree level nurse (ADN) and a baccalaureate-degree level nurse (BSN). Using a patient care situation, this paper will also write in detail about the variance in approach, and the roles that experiences and the skills play in a clinical decision made by a BSN and an ADN. ASSOCIATE DEGREE NURSE VS BACCALAUREATE DEGREE NURSING An associate degree nurse is a nurse with 3 years nursing training offered at a community college intended to
Banner Health Case Study Grand Canyon University Nursing Leadership and Management NRS-451 May 10, 2015 Banner Health Case Study Banner Health is a fast growing and developing healthcare organization that is truly taking the care needs of the citizens into consideration with everything they do within their business structure. In this case study it will be demonstrated how Banner Health addresses the health care needs of citizens for the future in the next decade. This case study will also discuss how network growth is planned for this company. Nurse staffing and issues with nursing shortages will also be reviewed. Banner Health resolves issues with resource management will also be examined.
The call to form the primary care workers, including advanced practice registered nurses, especially nurse practitioners. The call to build the primary care workforce, will increase as access to coverage, service settings, and services will increase under ACA. Nurses are good in assisting transition from hospital to home, preventing medication error and reducing rates of infection. In short the product of the report if followed, would rise the number of nurse practitioners and doctorate level nurses to deliver health care treatment for some patient who are looking for treatment and are unable to find a health care provider ready to take
Essentially, if nursing performs at the peak of their training and education we can greatly impact in every area the goals of the IOM report. Strong leadership as reported by the IOM is critical to the success of a rapidly changing healthcare system. Nurses at the entry level of their career may not aspire to be leaders, but quickly realize an expanded role, which includes a partnership with the entire medical team. (IOM, 2010, pg.