As the country focuses on the restructuring of the U.S. health care delivery system, nurses will continue to play an important role. It is expected that more and more nursing jobs will become available out in the community, and fewer will be available in acute care hospitals.
- Write an informal presentation (700 words) to educate nurses about how the practice of nursing is expected to grow and change. Include the concepts of continuity or continuum of care, accountable care organizations (ACO), medical homes, and nurse-managed health clinics.
- Share your presentation with nurse colleagues on your unit or department and ask them to offer their impressions of the anticipated changes to health care delivery and the new role of nurses in hospital settings, communities, clinics, and medical homes.
- In 800-1,000 words summarize the feedback shared by three nurse colleagues and discuss whether their impressions are consistent with what you have researched about health reform.
- A minimum of three scholarly references are required for this assignment.
solid academic writing is expected and in-text citations and references should be presented using APA documentation guidelines,
This assignment uses a rubric.
How the Practice of Nursing is expected to Grow and Change
Healthcare organizations have the mandate and the pressure of ensuring that it fulfills the needs and the urge of the population regarding adequate, efficient, affordable and sufficient care in the universe. Every healthcare system especially those who are adequately funded that provide high quality care need to be supported by employees who can meet the growing population healthcare demands. In the health, continuum nurses consist of over 75% of the total healthcare workforce and play an integral role in providing healthcare. Nurses play important roles in the healthcare industry even more than other healthcare providers yet they are not considered as important or equal partners with the other multidisciplinary teams. Many programs such as the ACOs and nurse managed health clinics are often established under the nursing scope of practice. The Affordable Care Act, has been able to provide a nurses an opportunity to increase their distribution of care and developing essential mechanisms of care delivery…….
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