Healthcare Trends affecting Nursing practice
Write a 500-1000 word paper, adhering to APA format on the following topic, using at least five references synthesized into your discussion:
Identify the many healthcare trends (social, economic, political, legal, and ethical) that affect nursing practice and the role of the nurse as educator. Elaborate on the degree of influence these trends have on the responsibilities of nurses.
Do you feel there were barriers in your previous educational or patient care experiences for those who were not of the dominant culture? How can the concept of transcultural nursing be applied to the assessment and teaching of clients and students from culturally diverse backgrounds? Explain how you will overcome these barriers when you are a nurse educator.
Describe an experience you have had either as a learner or as a teacher, focusing on factors that were effective and factors that were detrimental to the process of teaching or learning relative to the developmental stage of the learner.
Select a PEM commonly distributed to clients in various healthcare settings (e.g., hospitals, physicians' offices, clinics, home care agencies). Calculate the literacy level of the PEM using the Fog, SMOG, and Fry readability formulas. Draw conclusions about the appropriateness of these tools for patient education. Make suggestions for changes to lower the literacy level, as appropriate.