NURS421 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?

NURS421

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 23:59 Thursday, and comment on the posts of two classmates by 23:59 Sunday.
  • You can expect feedback from the instructor within 48 to 72 hours from the Sunday due date.

Read the Module 1: Lecture Materials & Resources early in the week to help you respond to the discussion questions and to complete your assignment(s).

Required Textbook Readings

Ritter, L.A., Graham, D.H. (2017). Multicultural Health (2nd ed.). Burlington, MA: Jones and Bartlett Learning.

ISBN: 9781284021028

Chapters 1 and 13

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Share the health policy you found during your Internet search that is directly related to your practice area. How does this policy impact your practice?

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 23:59 ET Thursday, and comment on the posts of two classmates by 23:59 ET Sunday.
  • You can expect feedback from the instructor within 48 to 72 hours from the Sunday due date.

Module 1: Nursing and Public Policy

Read and watch the lecture resources & materials below early in the week to help you respond to the discussion questions and to complete your assignment(s).

Read

  1. Mason, Gardner, Outlaw & O’Grady text:
    Chapters 1, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, and 9

Watch

  1. Burdick, J. (2016). Political Process Theory and Collective Action for Social Justice. Available at Political Process Theory and Collective Action for Social Change by John Burdick (Links to an external site.)Political Process Theory and Collective Action for Social Change by John Burdick
  2. Lavin, R. (2014). Health Policy for Nurses. Available at Health Policy for Nurses (Links to an external site.)Health Policy for Nurses

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Online Materials & Resources

  1. Robert, S. A. & Booske, B. C. (2011). US opinions on health determinants and social policy as health policy. American Journal of Public Health, 101(9), 1655-1663
  2. White, P., Olsan, T. H., Bianchi, C., Glessner, T., & Mapstone, P. (2011). Legislative: Searching for health policy information on the Internet: An essential advocacy skill. The Online Journal of Nursing Issues, 15(2) available at http://www.nursingworld.org/MainMenuCategories/ANAMarketplace/ANAPeriodicals/OJIN/Columns/Legislative/Health-Policy-Information-on-the-Internet.html (Links to an external site.)Links to an external site.
  3. Falk, N. (2014). A health policy resource guide for nurses. Journal of Continuing Education for Nursing, 45(5), 203-204

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