Assess health/illness beliefs, values, attitudes, and practices of individuals, families, groups, communities, and populations..
This assignment provides documentation of student ability to meet the following course outcomes:
– This course will enable the student to identify and apply components of the different cultures (ACCN Essential I, II, V, VII; QSEN: safety, evidence-based practice, teamwork and collaboration and patient-centered care).
– The students will be able to determine the impact of culture in health care (ACCN Essential I, II, V, VII; QSEN: safety, evidence-based practice, teamwork and collaboration and patient-centered care).
1. The Course Reflection is worth 100 points (10%) and will be graded on quality of self-assessment, use of citations, use of Standard English grammar, sentence structure, and overall organization based on the required components as summarized in the directions and grading criteria/rubric.
2. Follow the directions and grading criteria closely. Any questions about your essay may be posted under the Q & A forum under the Discussions tab.
3. The length of the reflection is to be within three to six pages excluding title page and reference pages.
4. APA format is required with both a title page and reference page. Use the required components of the review as Level 1 headers (upper and lower case, centered):
Note: Introduction – Write an introduction but do not use “Introduction” as a heading in accordance with the rules put forth in the Publication manual of the American Psychological Association (2010, p. 63).
a. Course Reflection
Preparing Your Reflection:
The BSN Essentials (AACN, 2008) outline a number of healthcare policy and advocacy competencies for the BSN-prepared nurse. Reflect on the NUR3655 course readings, discussion threads, and applications you have completed across this course and write a reflective essay regarding the extent to which you feel you are now prepared to:
1. Assess health/illness beliefs, values, attitudes, and practices of individuals, families, groups, communities, and populations.
2. Collaborate with other healthcare professionals and patients to provide spiritually and culturally appropriate health promotion and disease and injury prevention interventions
3. Advocate for social justice, including a commitment to the health of vulnerable populations and the elimination of health disparities.