The Institute of Medicine has stated a goal that 90% of practice be evidence-bas

The Institute of Medicine has stated a goal that 90% of practice be evidence-based by 2020.  According to HealthyPeople.gov, the United States is currently at approximately 15%. Discuss two barriers that might hold nursing practice from achieving this goal and suggest ways in which identified barriers may be addressed. 

Read each of the following scenarios: Scenario 1: Helen has recently graduated f

Read each of the following scenarios:
Scenario 1: Helen has recently graduated from nursing school and passed her boards. Last week, she completed her orientation period on the medical nursing unit at Good Samaritan General Hospital.
Scenario 2: Paul is a registered nurse in the neurosurgery unit at Good Samaritan General Hospital. He has been a staff nurse for ten years and provides direct patient care. In addition, Paul chairs the unit’s nursing council to improve patient care.
Scenario 3: Lisa is a nurse manager and leads the medical intensive care unit and surgical intensive care unit at Good Samaritan General Hospital. She is responsible for the day-to-day operations, staff adherence to policies and procedures, staffing, and payroll.
Step 2 Explain the role of the nurse with respect to informatics in each scenario.  discuss the role of each nurse in informatics. Use the following questions as guidelines:
How does the nurse in each scenario use informatics in his or her work?
What is the nurse in each scenario responsible for as it pertains to informatics?

Healthy People is an initiative of the Office of Disease Prevention and Health P

Healthy People is an initiative of the Office of Disease Prevention and Health Promotion (ODPHP) that addresses health challenges and set projections every 10 years, with the main purpose of improving health indicators nationwide. Your discussion this week will focus on your topic 2 on the list created for week 1.
Describe the objective or topic 2. Why is the selected topic important?
Would this lead to secondary conditions or complications?
What criteria are used to understand risk of developing such conditions or complications?

Based on last week’s reading, you now have an idea of the role of the APRN, and

Based on last week’s reading, you now have an idea of the role of the APRN, and legal/professional issues in prescribing. As a future nurse practitioner, you have the authority, based on your state nurse practice act, to prescribe medications for the patients for whom you will provide care, and the responsibility of prescriptive authority is more than just simply writing a prescription correctly.
Important Links:
https://www.flsenate.gov/Committees/BillSummaries/2016/html/1424
http://ojin.nursingworld.org/MainMenuCategories/ANAMarketplace/ANAPeriodicals/OJIN/TableofContents/Vol-19-2014/No2-May-2014/Barriers-to-NP-Practice.html
https://floridasnursing.gov/new-legislation-impacting-your-profession/
https://www.aanp.org/advocacy/advocacy-resource/position-statements/nurse-practitioner-prescriptive-privilege
Discuss the role of advanced practice nursing in safe prescribing and 3 prescribing barriers for APRNs:
2. A minimum of 2 paragraphs is required for all posts (initials and replies).
3. Support all posts with at least 2 cited peer review references within 5 years of publication (references cannot be older than 5 years).
4. All posts are to be written in APA 6th edition format as required by the university.

Share your perceptions based on your current work environment: Is nursing percei

Share your perceptions based on your current work environment: Is nursing perceived as a professional partner with other disciplines?  
Submission Instructions:
Your initial post should be at least 500 words, formatted and cited in current APA style with support from at least 2 academic sources. Your initial post is worth 8 points.
You should respond to at least two of your peers by extending, refuting/correcting, or adding additional nuance to their posts. Your reply posts are worth 2 points (1 point per response.) 
All replies must be constructive and use literature where possible.
Please post your initial response by 11:59 PM ET Thursday, and comment on the posts of two classmates by 11:59 PM ET Sunday.
You can expect feedback from the instructor within 48 to 72 hours from the Sunday due date. 

Psychiatric notes are a way to reflect on your practicum experiences and connect

Psychiatric notes are a way to reflect on your practicum experiences and connect the experiences to the learning you gain from your weekly Learning Resources. Comprehensive psychiatric evaluation notes, such as the ones required in this practicum course, are often used in clinical settings to document patient care 

Discussion Topic Directions: Mr. Sweet, 38 years old, is brought to the Emergenc

Discussion Topic
Directions:
Mr. Sweet, 38 years old, is brought to the Emergency Department unresponsive. He has a history of Type 1 diabetes and has been sick for the last 3 days. On admission his Blood sugar is 532, Potassium is 7.2 and ABG results include pH 7.08, Bicarb 12, and CO2 28. His VS are HR 116, BP 107/64, RR 36 Deep and rapid, and Temp 101.5. Answer the following questions:
What interventions do expect to be ordered for Mr. Sweet? Why?
What type of acid-base disturbance does he have?
What do you think is Mr. Sweet’s Medical Diagnosis?
Please make an initial post by midweek, and respond to at least two other student’s posts with substantial details that demonstrate an understanding of the concepts, and critical thinking. Remember that your posts must exhibit appropriate writing mechanics including using proper language, cordiality, and proper grammar and punctuation. If you refer to any outside sources or reference materials be sure to provide proper attribution and/or citation.
Each initial discussion post should be a minimum of 2 paragraphs with 5 sentences per paragraph
Initial discussion posts are due on Tuesday 2359 of the week they are assigned
2 Responses to your peers’ posts are due on Saturday 2359 of the week they are assigned
Each Response post should be a minimum of 1 paragraph with 5 sentences
Each discussion post (initial and response) should have a minimum of 1 citation and reference

identify leadership strengths. Discuss your strengths and how they match these l

identify leadership strengths. Discuss your strengths and how they match these leadership strengths. Explore a potential plan to enhance areas that you identify in yourself as weak.  
One full page typed and double spaced is equivalent to 250 words (your minimum required)
References and citations should be scholarly, peer-reviewed (no blogs, WIKI, or other school of nursing website) written in Current APA Style

Describe your acculturation experience as a new graduate to the culture of the n

Describe your acculturation experience as a new graduate to the culture of the nursing profession. How is it similar or different from the acculturation experience of a new nursing colleague who joined your team within the past year?
Submission Instructions:
Your initial post should be at least 500 words, formatted and cited in current APA style with support from at least 2 academic sources. Your initial post is worth 8 points.
You should respond to at least two of your peers by extending, refuting/correcting, or adding additional nuance to their posts. Your reply posts are worth 2 points (1 point per response.) 
All replies must be constructive and use literature where possible.
Please post your initial response by 11:59 PM ET Thursday, and comment on the posts of two classmates by 11:59 PM ET Sunday.
You can expect feedback from the instructor within 48 to 72 hours from the Sunday due date. 

Search and locate one systematic review or practice guideline in your topic of i

Search and locate one systematic review or practice guideline in your topic of interest (Include the citation).
Evaluate the following:
The systematic review or practice guideline relies primarily on studies conducted in the last five years.
The review provides support for the importance of the study
The authors have use primary, rather than secondary sources.
Studies are critically examined and reported objectively
The systematic review or practice guideline is organized so that a logical unfolding of Ideas is apparent that supports the need for the review
The systematic review or practice guideline ends with a summary of the most important knowledge.