1) Minimum 6 full pages (No word count per page)- Follow the 3 x 3 rule: minimum three paragraphs per part.

           Part 1: minimum 1 page

           Part 2: minimum 1 page

           Part 3: minimum 1 page

           Part 4: minimum 1 page

           Part 5: minimum 1 page

           Part 6: minimum 1 page

   Submit 1 document per part

2)¨******APA norms

         All paragraphs must be narrative and cited in the text- each paragraph

         Bulleted responses are not accepted

         Don’t write in the first person 

         Don’t copy and paste the questions.

         Answer the question objectively, do not make introductions to your answers, answer it when you start the paragraph

Submit 1 document per part

3)****************************** It will be verified by Turnitin (Identify the percentage of exact match of writing with any other resource on the internet and academic sources, including universities and data banks) 

********************************It will be verified by SafeAssign (Identify the percentage of similarity of writing with any other resource on the internet and academic sources, including universities and data banks)

4) Minimum 3 references per part not older than 5 years

All references must be consistent with the topic-purpose-focus of the parts. Different references are not allowed.

5) Identify your answer with the numbers, according to the question. Start your answer on the same line, not the next


Q 1. Nursing is XXXXX

Q 2. Health is XXXXX

6) You must name the files according to the part you are answering: 


Part 1.doc 

Part 2.doc


Part 1: Practicum II

Please read the following article: https://www.nursingwor ld.org/practicepolicy/nursingexcellence/ethics/

1. Describe how your future practice as an advanced practice nurse can promote access to health care in your area. 

2. Give 2 specific examples about the interventions that you will do

Part 2: Nursing Role and Scope

( Write in the first person)

1. What are your beliefs about the major concepts in nursing- person, environment, health, nursing?


Part 3: Nursing Role and Scope

( Write in the first person)

After reading Part 2 File 2 answer:

 Think about the ethical theories and approaches in  Part 2 File 2 and the moral conflicts you have experienced in the past. 

1. Have you used one of these approaches to resolving conflict?

2.  Which theory or approach have you used?


Part 4:  Physical Assessment 


The nurse is caring for a 60-year-old patient diagnosed with a cervical spinal cord injury in the ICU.

1. Discuss potential risk factors for pressure ulcers in this patient population and others.

Search http://annals.org/article.aspx?articleid=2173506 for the 2015 recommendations for treatment of pressure ulcers. 

2. Discuss the findings in relation to what is the current practice in your hospital facility.

Part 5:  Physical Assessment 


A 13-year-old girl has been diagnosed with the eating disorder anorexia nervosa. She dislikes her appearance and thinks she is fat. She is 5’4” tall and weighs 95 lb. She denies starving herself. 

1. Discuss clinical manifestations of anorexia nervosa.

Part 6: Health Care Policy


Topic:  Excessive alcohol consumption

Identify a specific public health issue that you believe needs to be highlighted more in health policy and based on your textbook readings 

1. Describe your public health issue 

2. Discuss how social media can be used as a health promotion tool to improve public awareness on the selected healthcare issue.

Competencies for Professional Nursing Practice

Chapter 4

Overview Competencies

American Association of Colleges of Nursing (AACN) Essentials

Quality and Safety Education for Nurses (QSEN)

Technology Informatics Guiding Education Reform (TIGER) Initiative

Nurse of the Future (NOF): Nursing Core Competencies

Figure 4-1 The Nurse of the Future: Nursing Core Competencies graphic.

Reproduced from Massachusetts Department of Higher Education. (2016). Nurse of the future: Nursing core competencies:

Registered nurse. Retrieved from http://www.mass.edu/nahi/documents/NOFRNCompetencies_updated_March2016.pdf

Nurse of the Future:
Nursing Core Competency Graphic

Illustrates, through use of broken lines, the reciprocal and continuous relationship between each competency and nursing knowledge, that the competencies may overlap and are not mutually exclusive, and that all competencies are of equal importance.

Nursing knowledge is placed as the core in the graphic to illustrate that nursing knowledge reflects the overarching art and science of professional nursing practice.

NOF Core Competency Model
(1 of 3)

Essential knowledge, attitudes, and skills (KAS), reflecting cognitive, affective, and psychomotor learning domains, are specified for each competency.

The KAS identified in the model reflect the expectations for initial nursing practice following the completion of a prelicensure professional nursing education program.

NOF Core Competency Model
(2 of 3)

Human beings/patients: Recipients of nursing care or services; may be individuals, families, groups, communities, or populations

Environment: The atmosphere, milieu, or conditions in which one lives, works, or plays

Health: Experience, often expressed in terms of wellness and illness, that may occur in the presence or absence of disease or injury

NOF Core Competency Model
(3 of 3)

Nursing: The protection, promotion, and optimization of health and abilities; prevention of illness and injury; alleviation of suffering through the diagnosis and treatment of human response; and advocacy in the care of individuals, families, groups, communities, and populations

The NOF Core Competencies

Patient-centered care



Systems-based practice

Informatics and technology


Teamwork and collaboration


Quality improvement

Evidence-based practice

Why Is Critical Thinking Important in Nursing Practice?

Essential to providing safe, competent, and skillful nursing care.

The inability of a nurse to set priorities and work safely, effectively, and efficie