Objective: The student will explore the role of nursing from a global perspective.
Assignment: This activity is meant to be informative and fun! Contact a nurse practicing in a country outside the United States. You may use any resources available to you: International Universities, International Nursing Organizations, Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, etc. Be creative!
This is a formal 1-2 page write-up and discussion that requires correct grammar, punctuation, and APA format.
Ask the following:
- What is his/her scope of practice? How does this compare to yours?
- What does he/she identify as primary health concerns for their patients and country?
- Does he/she belong to any professional organizations that promote health in a global environment?
- If possible, obtain salary, specialty, and any other interesting information!
For this written assignment, select one recent (within the last two years) evidence-based article from a peer reviewed nursing journal that describes a “best practice” in an area of nursing you are interested in. For example, if you would like to be a pediatric nurse, select an article that discusses a best practice in pediatric care.
Cite the article and provide a brief overview of how the results or findings were obtained. Then describe the “best practice.” Conclude your discussion by explaining whether you thought the research findings supported the conclusions and the best practice.
This assignment must be no more than 3 pages long. It should include all of the required elements. Use APA Editorial format and attach a copy of the article.