Role of the APN in an inpatient setting

Critical Thinking Assignment
September 10, 2019
IT 100 Milestone One Guidelines and Rubric
September 10, 2019

APN Practice Issue Paper Write a scholarly paper on the topic of role, practice, and performance outcome evaluation of the advanced leadership role pertained to your APN specialization.

Objectives: 1. Describe the scope of practice of APN role. 2. Identify relevant practice issue/problems existing in APN work setting. 3. Demonstrate problem resolution and opportunities for professional growth both for the role and within the role.

Instructions: 1. Select an issue relevant to the practice and role of your APN specialization. 2. Analyze the issue in respects to it effects on the APN role, health care system, and patient health outcomes, including significant of this issue in future development of APN. 3. Discuss at least two provisions in the The Code of Ethics for Nurses with Interpretive Statements that would relate to this issue/problem. 4. Propose an intervention to address the problem, including outcome indicators to measure success of the interventions and steps one can do to enhance future APN growth. 5. Write a paper with your findings. Paper will be 8-10 pages long – not including cover and reference pages – and in APA format.

This assignment is worth 20% of your grade and must be submitted at the end of your Unit 3.

Topic: Role of the APN in an inpatient setting

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• The APN Scope of Practice in the state of California versus National • Current US Health Care System & the APN role • The US Preventive Service Task Force & the APN role • The US Disease Management & APN role • Information Technology in Health Care & APN role • Clinical Practice Guidelines & the APN role • Barriers to Practice in California & the APN role • Medicare Documentation & Reimbursement Issues • Evaluation of Practice Effectiveness & the APN role

Rubic
Appendix B APN Role Practice Issue Paper Grading Rubric
Criteria Meets Standards (>84%) Approaching Standads (>75%) Below Standards (<75%) Topic Introduction

10%
– Introduce the topic including rationale for choosing the topic – Provide a background of the topic

– Topic introduced, limited rationale – Briefly state background of topic

– Topic stated, no rationale – No background included

Analysis

40%
– Clearly address the issues/points required – Summarize any literature that you have included to support your views – Discuss issue related to APN role – Discuss Code of Ethics related to the issue

– Adequately addresses expected issues – Brief summary of pertinent literature – Discuss issue related to APN role somewhat – Discuss Code of Ethics related to the issue somewhat

– Address few of criteria – No literature review included

Proposed Intervention

40%
Discussion clearly and thoroughly address all areas: A. the problem. B. outcome indicators to measure success of the interventions and C. steps one can do to enhance future APN growth
Discussion address 2 of 3 areas thoroughly and clearly: A. the problem. B. outcome indicators to measure success of the interventions and C. steps to enhance future APN growth
Discussion address 1 or less thoroughly and clearly: A. the problem. B. outcome indicators to measure success of the interventions and C. steps to enhance future APN growth
Conclusion

5%
– Provide a summary of what you have discussed in your presentation – Include recommendations for the future

– Brief summary of presentation – Incomplete recommendations for future

– Presentation not summarized – No recommendations for future

Presentation Format

Meet all 3 areas: – No more than 10 slides, no less than 7 slides – PPTs with bullet points, no abundant ideas – Attractive styles, keep readers entertain
Meet all 2 of 3 areas: – No more than 10 slides, no less than 7 slides – PPTs with bullet points, no abundant ideas
Meet 1 or less areas: – No more than 10 slides, no less than 7 slides – PPTs with bullet points, no abundant ideas

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5%
– Attractive styles, keep readers entertain
– Attractive styles, keep readers entertain
Total % possible = 100%

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