BSN4020 Unit 10 Discussion 1 Latest 2017 March
Your Professional Role
Throughout your curriculum, you have been provided with the knowledge and tools to make a tremendous difference and contribution to the profession of nursing. As this course comes to an end, reflect on how your practice has already changed because of your new skill sets, and imagine the potential you still possess. For this discussion, consider the following:
- How has your perception of your professional role changed through your educational journey?
- How might you highlight or validate your acquired skill sets for a potential or current employer?
- Offer 1–2 examples of how you will apply the lessons you have learned with respect to patient advocacy, quality of care, and patient safety.
- Discuss 1–2 concerns you may have, and identify how you might initiate a change within your organization to solve these problems.
- What are your plans for remaining aware of current best practices in your area of interest or expertise?
Be sure to support your discussion with references to the literature as appropriate.
Respond to at least one of your peers, offering constructive feedback or opportunities for further discussion.