NUR 502 Theoretical Foundations for Nursing Roles and Practice Entire Course

NUR 502 Theoretical Foundations for Nursing Roles and Practice Entire Course

 

NUR 502 Week 1 Assignment

 

Interview a nurse who is master’s-prepared in nursing and is using this education in a present position. Preferably, select someone who is in a position similar to your chosen specialty track. The purpose of the interview is for you to gain insight into the interplay among education, career path, and opportunities. Be certain to identify specific competencies that the MSN-prepared nurse gained, and is presently using, that reflect advanced education. Organize your interview around the topics below:

  1. Overview of the master’s-prepared nurse’s career
  2. Reason for seeking graduate education
  3. Description of present position and role
  4. Usefulness of graduate education for present role
  5. Pearls of wisdom he/she is willing to share

In 750-1,000 words, write the interview in a narrative format. Use the following guidelines:

  1. Within the paper’s introduction, explain your interview selection.
  2. Do not identify the individual by name.
  3. Use centered headings to separate parts of the interview.
  4. In the conclusion, identify one or more competencies from the interview that are consistent with GCU program competencies and/or AACN education essentials. In addition, provide a statement that reflects what you gained from the interview.

Prepare this assignment according to the guidelines found in the APA Style Guide, located in the Student Success Center. An abstract is not required.

This assignment uses a rubric. Please review the rubric prior to beginning the assignment to become familiar with the expectations for successful completion.

You are required to submit this assignment to Turnitin. Refer to the directions in the Student Success Center.

 

NUR 502 Week 2 Assignment

 

For this assignment, consult the “Professional Communication Cultural Sensitivity Guide.”

Write a paper of 1,000-1,250 words on a specific cultural group. Use the following guidelines:

  1. Select one article from a nursing journal focused on a cultural group.
  2. In the introduction, state your reason for selecting the cultural group.
  3. Summarize the key points of the article.
  4. Apply the new information to a practice situation that demonstrates cultural sensitivity in communication, reflecting the reading in Chapter 25.
  5. Write a conclusion.

Prepare this assignment according to the guidelines found in the APA Style Guide, located in the Student Success Center. An abstract is not required.

This assignment uses a rubric. Please review the rubric prior to beginning the assignment to become familiar with the expectations for successful completion.

You are required to submit this assignment to Turnitin. Refer to the directions in the Student Success Center.

 

NUR 502 Week 3 Assignment

 

Third Assignment:

Select a peer-reviewed concept analysis article of your choice and write a response of 1,000–1,250 words. Use the following guidelines:

  1. Include an introduction.
  2. Describe the method of analysis, using the article and Chapter 3 of Theoretical Basis for Nursing.
  3. Describe the steps of process and the results for each step.
  4. Apply the concept to a practice situation.
  5. Include a conclusion.

Prepare this assignment according to guidelines found in the APA Style Guide, located in the Student Success Center. An abstract is not required.

This assignment uses a rubric. Please review the rubric prior to beginning the assignment to become familiar with the expectations for successful completion.

You are required to submit this assignment to Turnitin. Refer to the directions in the Student Success Center.

 

NUR 502 4th Assignment

 

Assignment 4:

 

PURPOSE:

It is important to understand how research can help you in your everyday environment as a nurse. In this assignment, you will identify a practical problem that emerges from the evidence in the extant literature or professional practice.

DIRECTIONS:

Chose a problem that you are encountering in your practice or about which you have read in the current literature.

Write a paper (250 to 500 words) that describes a practical problem that emerges from the evidence in the extant literature or professional practice. The paper should do the following:

  1. Clearly describe the problem.
  2. Provide a rationale for the significance of this problem. The rationale must be supported by the current or seminal literature.

Prepare this assignment according to the guidelines found in the APA Style Guide, located in the Student Success Center. An abstract is not required.

This assignment uses a rubric. Please review the rubric prior to beginning the assignment to become familiar with the expectations for successful completion.

You are not required to submit this assignment to Turnitin.

 

NUR 502 Assignment 5

 

Assignment 5:

 

PURPOSE:

It is important to understand how middle-range theory can help you in your everyday environment as a nurse. In the previous assignment, you identified a practical problem that emerged from the evidence in the extant literature or professional practice. In this assignment, you will explore and apply middle-range theory to solve the specific problem that you identified in the previous assignment.

DIRECTIONS:

Consider the problem that you described in the previous assignment and the instructor feedback about that assignment.

Write a paper (1,000 to 1,500 words) that describes how middle-range theory can be applied to the identified problem. The paper should include the following:

  1. A brief summary of the problem.
  2. A description of a middle-range theory that could be applied to the problem. Is this middle-range theory appropriate to your identified problem?
  3. A brief discussion of the middle-range theory’s origins.
  4. A discussion of how the middle-range theory has been previously applied.
  5. A discussion of the application of the middle-range theory to the identified problem. How would your practice change by incorporating this theory?

Prepare this assignment according to guidelines found in the APA Style Guide, located in the Student Success Center. An abstract is not required.

This assignment uses a rubric. Please review the rubric prior to beginning the assignment to become familiar with the expectations for successful completion.

You are required to submit this assignment to Turnitin. Please refer to the directions in the Student Success Center.

 

NUR 502 Final Assignment

 

PURPOSE:

It is important to understand how borrowed theory can help you in your everyday environment as a nurse. In the previous assignment, you identified a practical problem that emerged from the evidence in the extant literature or professional practice, and you explored how middle-range theory could be applied to solve the problem. In this assignment, you will explore and apply borrowed theory to solve the specific problem that you identified previously, and you will synthesize the applications of the middle-range theory and the borrowed theory into the most appropriate solution to the problem.

DIRECTIONS:

Consider the problem that you described in the previous assignments and the instructor feedback about those assignments.

Write a paper (1,750 to 2,000 words) that describes how borrowed theory can be applied to the identified problem. The paper should include the following:

  1. A brief summary of the problem including the potential middle-range theory that could be applied.
  2. A description of a borrowed theory that could be applied to the problem. Is this borrowed theory appropriate to your identified problem?
  3. A brief history of the borrowed theory’s origins.
  4. A discussion of how the borrowed theory has been previously applied.
  5. A discussion of the application of the borrowed theory to the identified problem. How would your practice change by incorporating this theory?
  6. A discussion of how application of both the borrowed theory and the middle-range theory can be integrated to create the most appropriate solution to the identified problem.

Prepare this assignment according to the guidelines found in the APA Style Guide, located in the Student Success Center. An abstract is not required.

This assignment uses a rubric. Please review the rubric prior to beginning the assignment to become familiar with the expectations for successful completion.

You are required to submit this assignment to Turnitin.

 

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