This week, reflect on your s and the nurse’s role in public health programs as it has evolved over the course of your RN-BSN program at WCU. Identify specific healthcare delivery models you support, and compare and contrast public health programs you are familiar with. How does your academic work support evidence of meeting the following?
Essential III: Scholarship for Evidence-Based Practice
Outcome #2: Demonstrate an understanding of the basic elements of the research process and models for applying evidence to clinical practice.
Outcome #5: Participate in the process of retrieval, appraisal, and synthesis of evidence in collaboration with other members of the healthcare team to improve patient outcomes.
Outcome #6: Integrate evidence, clinical judgment, interprofessional perspectives, and patient preferences in planning, implementing, and evaluating outcomes of care.
Outcome #7: Collaborate in the collection, documentation, and dissemination of evidence.
Review your past academic work, evaluate your effectiveness at meeting this program essential, and ponder the impact that this proficiency will have on your future.
Identify how you met the essential by referring to the assignment(s) specifically in your response. Additionally, reflect on and make connections between your academic experience and real-world applications.
Your reflection should be 2 pages, and APA formatted. Reference and cite any sources you use.
The writer clearly and effectively responds to the assignment. The writer thoughtfully and eloquently evaluates his/her effectiveness at meeting the program essential(s), and ponders the future as it relates to this accomplishment. The writer makes clear and meaningful connections between academics and real-world applications. The student is aptly able to describe growth and development in becoming a professional nurse. There is one clear, well- focused topic. Main ideas are clear and are well supported by detailed and accurate information. The student showcases relevant assignment(s) and course work that support the essentials and outcomes indicated. The student directly references relevant assignments/ course work in his/her reflection. The introduction is engaging, states the main topic, and provides an overview of the paper. Information is relevant and presented in a logical order. The conclusion is strong and definitive. Reflection has a logical progression of thought and information. The assignment consistently follows current APA format and is free from errors in formatting, citations, and references. No grammatical, spelling, or punctuation errors. All sources are cited and referenced correctly.