Clinical and Management Tract
In this week, you will focus on the opportunities in the clinical versus management tracts
research the clinical and management tracts for nursing advancement.
Based on your research, complete the following tasks as a 2- to 3-page report in a Microsoft Word document:
Discuss at least three advancement opportunities you have as a professional nurse with a BSN.
Compare the opportunities in the clinical versus management tracts.
Describe the track that you will choose to pursue and provide reasons for your choice.
Course Project Part 2Setting Up Personal Goals
Continuing with the course project you started in Week 1, this week, you will interview a professional nurse with a Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BSN) who
could be a mentor to you.
Interview a professional nurse with a BSN who could be a mentor to you and who exemplifies the type of nurse you want to become.
Write a 1- to 2-page interview report. In your report, include the following:
Identify and describe the attributes that make this nurse a role model for you.
Explain the beliefs, values, attitudes, and philosophies this nurse demonstrates and relate it to your long-term goals.
Course Project Part 3Studying a Professional Organization
Identify a professional organization and then complete the following tasks:
Analyze and discuss the selected organizations aim and activities.
Explain how the organization meets, supports, or advocates the EBP standards and concepts of professional nursing.
In addition, explain the concepts of professional nursingcaring, communication, critical thinking, professionalism, and wholism
Course Project Part 4Role of Nursing in Healthcare Delivery
In this week, you will study the role nursing plays in healthcare delivery.
Complete the following tasks:
Interview a nurse manager and discuss the nursing role in the healthcare delivery system.
Include questions in the interview that address the responsibilities of a nurse manager and the roles accountability.
Include the interviewees thoughts on cost containment.
Cite all sources in APA format
Course Project Part 5Creating your Resume
Continuing with the course project from the previous four weeks, in this week, you will be asked to submit your professional resume` outlining your skills and
Each week you have completed part of a professional development plan. This week, you will compile the papers to make one final document. You need to
include a resume` in this paper. The final paper should include:
A Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BSN) nurse interview
A Professional organization
A Nurse Manager interview
Lena is a community health care nurse who works exclusively with HIV-positive and AIDS patients. As a part of her job, she evaluates new cases and reviews confidential information about these patients. In the course of one of these reviews, Lena learns that her sister’s boyfriend has tested HIV positive. Lena would like to protect her sister from harm and begins to consider how her sister can find out about her boyfriend’s health status.
Consult at least two resources to help you establish Lena’s legal and ethical position. These resources might include your state’s Nurse Practice Act, the ANA’s Code of Ethics, ANA’s Nursing: Scope and Standards of Practice, and internal or external standards of care.
Consider what action you would take if you were Lena and why.
Determine whether the law and the ANA’s standards support or conflict with that action.
Post a description of the actions you would take in this situation, and why. Justify these actions by referencing appropriate laws, ethical standards, and professional guidelines.