Transforming education: The IOM report indicates that nursing education should serve as a platform for continued lifelong learning and include opportunity for seamless transition into higher education (IOM 2011). Report encourages states board of nursing and nursing governing bodies to take actions to support nurses in the completion of a transition to practice program (nurse residency). Nurse residency program provide new nurses with hands on educational training not received in school. Nurses must achieve higher levels of education and utilize this education to meet challenges facing health care. An associate degree is great; however a
Banner tries to do their best to provide many career options for nurses in order to try and deflect any issues with nursing shortages or staffing difficulties. For many years Banner Health has been known for being the cream of the crop in healthcare and a career advancement to there as a nurse is something nurses strive towards. This organization gives nurses many opportunities to advance and enhance their careers while working through Banner Health by providing continuing clinical education, tuition reimbursement, and scholarships or grants (Banner Health, 2015). Banner Good Samaritan Medical Center has been named one of the top 100 hospitals to work for by Nursing Professionals magazine ("Stretching Targets," 2009, p. 10). For Banner Health they have a unique vision for their nurses.
Master's Prepared Nurse Interview The purpose of this paper is to interview a master’s prepared nurse and get more knowledge of the role they play in their career. I chose this person because I work with her in the critical care setting where she is our clinical resource to go to when questions may arise. She portrays to have lots of knowledge and experience in the nursing profession to share with others. By working with this individual, I have learned that she is an exceptionally energetic and compassionate person, portrays excellent critical care thinking skills, and has a passion for being a nurse in general. After high school, she started her college career at Eastern Kentucky University where her major at this time was undecided.
Associate Degree Nurses vs Bachelor Degree Nurses Grand Canyon University: NRS-430V-0501 April 19, 2015 The digressions in the competency of nurses with an associate-degree in nursing and a bachelor-degree in nursing might be puzzling due to the various educational pathways available to become a nurse. Understanding the history of the varied programs available aid in a better understanding of factors that influence nursing education. Nursing programs at all levels offer multiple programs that will offer a student one or more nursing credentials (Creasia, J.L. & Friberg, E., 2011). Nurse leaders have always argued the importance of higher education for nurses.
Faculty Interview of A Health Care Educator Joey Millis, RN CEN HSN/548: Role of the Health Care / Nursing Educator February 20, 2012 Rebecca Gesler Faculty Interview of A Health Care Educator The role of the faculty educator encompasses a multitude of special talents, that provide the educator the opportunity to provide outstanding educational opportunities for the students they teach. Clinical instructors merge their clinical knowledge and a enthusiasm for training into prosperous and fulfilling careers. These professionals, whose vocation is in the classroom and the health care setting, are accountable for cultivating and mentoring present and potential generations of nurses. Educators take part in the primary role in the growth of the nursing workforce, helping as role models and only if to give the guidance needed to implement the evidence-based practices that will be used in today's health care world. According to Graff and Hansman, "Curriculum designers need to work collaboratively across the disciplines, so that the health education fields ensure proper training of future health care educators who are equipped to meet the ever-changing needs of the adult learner"(1999).
The NCNR dedicated areas within its institute to focus just on how to conduct research. Knowing how to conduct research is important as studies were undergone to not only improve nurses’ ability to slow a patient’s illness, but to also assist the nurse in promoting a healthy lifestyle for the patient. The NCNR believes research is necessary because nurses “are more likely to have continuing contact with the most vulnerable populations” (Merritt, 1987). Research is needed to assist nurses in identifying those patients at risk so interventions can be put into place to empower the patient to realize a healthy lifestyle is achievable. Conclusion Nursing research has always been and continues to be directed toward patient care.
| 1 | The Differences in Competencies between ADN vs. BSN Mary P. Tharakan Grand Canyon University: NRS- 430V January 13, 2013 Mary, your paper is very informative. A few areas for improvement are noted in the paper. The vigorous, standardized education gives the knowledge, values and skills needed for a layperson to become a competent nursing professional (Lindeman, 2000). The challenging nature of today’s healthcare system has led many nursing leaders to believe the necessity for all the nurses to have a baccalaureate degree which will help them to cope with the increased use of technologies at work, as well as the societal changes and shift from acute to community based settings (Speziale & Jacobson, 2005). In United
My role as a student in higher education and my role as a future healthcare practitioner. Modern day nursing centres on research-based practice and evidence-based health care. According to Naidoo and Wills (2005) the competence of health care personnel is based on their education and knowledge and skills it provides. Contemporary clinical guidelines and practices provide a significant change from the apprenticeship styled learning system of the Florence Nightingale 18th century era. Nursing education has been radically reformed; both in theory and practice to meet up-to-date demands which comprises of rapid technological advancement, cutting edge research and knowledgeable patients who according to Mark, W., and Stanton, M.A.
According to Employment Equity and Diversity (2004), the mentor needs to be a person who is aware of their responsibilities in supporting staff and require training and resources to support them in their role. I assigned be a mentor to a new qualified midwifery nurse. I called her Nurse A (Appendix A). Even thought she has experience working in the surgical and medical unit before, she still need an experience and knowledgeable staff to guide and mentor her in a new clinical area .She is a very proactive person and willing to learn. Identifying learning needs, planning and managing the .student experience Plans of action formulated in order to achieve the learner's objectives.
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