Professional Practice and Magnet Designation

For this paper write a 3-4 page paper on how a nursing professional practice model (PPM) or Magnet designation drives healthcare change in institutions. Review listed readings from below and conduct your own literature review on the topic. For this paper, include the following: ? Provide an overview of a professional practice model or Magnet. Address how the PPM or Magnet status drives health care change in institutions. ? Make sure to cite at least five sources from professional nursing literature within your paper. Refer to the Professional Practice Application Rubric providedSupport your ideas or those of others with references from the professional nursing literature.Support your response with APA-formatted in-text citations and references from the professional nursing literature and those listed below. ResourcesPrior Knowledge Throughout time, significant events have changed the professional practice of many different fields. As you may recall from your previous nursing education, the Flexner report is the single most significant event for medical education in the United States, and it influenced the educational preparation of medical personnel. Reflect on what you know about the history of the profession of nursing. Before entering the profession, what did you believe was the role of a nurse? How did your educational preparation match your expectations of what you believed about the nurse?s role? ? Course Text: Professional Issues in Nursing: Challenges and Opportunitieso Chapter 1, Entry into Practice: The Debate Rages OnChapter 1 examines the historic events and arguments for specific educational and licensure requirements for practicing nurses. The chapter also explores the viewpoint of employers and the demands of the health care system. o o Chapter 3, Developing Effective Leaders to Meet 21st Century Health Care ChallengesChapter 3 describes the critical condition of today?s health care, and introduces models of leadership to face 21st century health care challenges. o o Chapter 4, Using Simulation to Teach NursesSimulations are being used more often in health care education to advance learning and practice competencies. They provide an effective means for improving the knowledge base of all health care practitioners. o Chapter 22, Advanced Practice Nursing: The Latest Issues and TrendsThis chapter discusses the development of the doctor of nursing practice (DNP) and the clinical nurse leader (CNL) and offers some insight into the current trends, issues, and concerns surrounding these evolving new roles.Article: Boelen, C. (2002). A new paradigm for medical schools a century after Flexner?s report. Bulletin of the World Health Organization, 80(7), 592?5 94.This brief article describes Abraham Flexner?s impact on medical school practices. It also discusses the issue of medical schools social accountability for their graduates, research, and models of service, as well as their contributions to health services.Course Text: American Nurses Association. (2010). Nursing?s social policy statement: The essence of the profession. Silver Spring, MD: American Nurses Association. Articles Select and read one of the following articles: ? Aiken, L., Clarke, S., Cheung, Sloane D., & Silber J. (2003). Educational levels of hospital nurses and surgical patient mortality. Journal of the American Medical Association, 290(12), 1617?1623.This article explores whether educational level of RNs is related to patient outcomes. The article summarizes the results of a quantitative research study of 168 hospitals in Pennsylvania.? Delgado, C. (2002). Competent and safe practice: A profile of disciplined registered nurses. Nurse Educator, 27(4), 159-161.This article examines the characteristics of the increasing amount of disciplinary action taken on RNs. It identifies the age, gender, education level, experience, and reasons for disciplinary actions for the sample examined.? Joel, L. (2002). Education for entry into nursing practice: Revisited for the 21st century. Online Journal of Issues in Nursing, 7(2). Retrieved from article raises the argument of education?s role in preparing professional nurses for practice. It provides a review of the current state of nursing and then continues with the issues of professional status in nursing.? Taylor, M. (2008). Experiments in payment. Hospitals & Health Networks, 82(9), 28?33.This article examines the current payment system of the health care field. It also assesses five specific reform experiments that are in practice.? Tourangeau, A., Doran, D. M., Hall, L. M., Pallas, L. O., Pringle, D., Tu, J. V. et al. (2007). Impact of hospital nursing care on 30-day mortality for acute medical patients. Journal of Advanced Nursing, 57(1), 32?44.This article discusses the findings of a research study on the structures and processes that impact 30-day mortality care. It explains the methods, findings, and implications for hospitals and clinicians.? Zurmehly, J. (2008). The relationship of educational preparation, autonomy, and critical thinking to nursing job satisfaction. Journal of Continuing Education in Nursing, 39(10), 453?460.This article reports the findings from a research study on the factors that influenced nurses? job satisfaction, including the effect of educational preparation.:

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