Please explain what each of the following courses mean to me within my nursing career and how I was able to apply the various BSN essentials through the completion of various course assignments and clinical practice experiences. I have attached the BSN essentials as well as a course description for each course. The paper needs to be 2 pages in length, reflecting on each class. The description of each class is listed below along with an explanation of each BSN essential. Utilize as many BSN essential as possible for each course reflection.
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Care management 3 (maternal newborn and pediatrics)
Nursing care management of children and families including healthy mothers and newborns, with an emphasis on health promotion, protection, and restoration. Proficiency is acquired in the classroom and while working with inter-professional teams in a variety of settings.
Health Promotion, Disease Prevention: A Community Perspective
Utilization of evidence-based recommendations from WHO, CDC, NIH, and other resources to examine population-focused nursing, prioritizing primary prevention. Topics will include epidemiology, population genomics, social determinants of health, levels of prevention, vulnerable populations, emergency preparedness and disaster, triage, technology in population focused health care, ecological models, environmental issues, and health beliefs and practices of diverse groups. Roles for nurses in community/public health will be explored, including interventions for public health/community health nursing (surveillance, disease, and health event investigation, screening, social marketing, and others).
Nursing Research for Evidence-Based Practice
Examination of the history of nursing research, research methods and processes, and the relationship between theory development and research. Topics include analysis of research applications and preparation of research reports.
Public Policy and Risk Management in Nursing
Analysis of the impact of a dynamic social and political climate on professional regulation and health policy, the role of government in financing and maintaining quality healthcare, current health policy issues and their impact on nursing, patients, and healthcare delivery. Explores how nursing identifies,
The BSN Essentials
Essential I: Liberal Education for Baccalaureate Generalist Nursing Practice
A solid base in liberal education provides the cornerstone for the practice and
education of nurses.
Essential II: Basic Organizational and Systems Leadership for Quality Care and
Knowledge and skills in leadership, quality improvement, and patient safety are
necessary to provide high quality health care.
Essential III: Scholarship for Evidence Based Practice
Professional nursing practice is grounded in the translation of current evidence
into one’s practice.
Essential IV: Information Management and Application of Patient Care Technology
Knowledge and skills in information management and patient care technology are
critical in the delivery of quality patient care.
Essential V: Health Care Policy, Finance, and Regulatory Environments
Healthcare policies, including financial and regulatory, directly and indirectly
influence the nature and functioning of the healthcare system and thereby are
important considerations in professional nursing practice.
Essential VI: Interprofessional Communication and Collaboration
for Improving Patient Health Outcomes
Communication and collaboration among healthcare professionals are critical to
delivering high quality and safe patient care.
Essential VII: Clinical Prevention and Population Health
Health promotion and disease prevention at the individual and population level are necessary to improve population health and are important components of baccalaureate generalist nursing practice.
Essential VIII: Professionalism and Professional Values
Professionalism and the inherent values of altruism, autonomy, human dignity, integrity, and social justice are fundamental to the discipline of nursing.
Essential IX: Baccalaureate Generalist Nursing Practice
The baccalaureate graduate nurse is prepared to practice with patients, including individuals, families, groups, communities, and populations across the lifespan and across the continuum of healthcare environments. The baccalaureate graduate understands and respects the variations of care, the increased complexity, and the increased use of healthcare resources inherent in caring for patients.