Healthcare and the Professions

NUR121 Healthcare and the Professions Task 3: Workbook

 

Assessment Information

  • Please enter your responses in the sections of the workbook below.
  • Use the usual conventions of academic writing.
  • Do not use bullet points.
  • Use Arial 11 font with 1.5 spacing.
  • Suggested word counts have been given within each section of the workbook.
  • All responses and examples you use are to be based on professional, relevant, recent literature.
  • Use citations within your responses and for all of your examples.
  • Use APA 7th edition for your referencing system.
  • References are to be placed in the section at the end as indicated.
  • Use 6 – 8 references.
  • References are to be no more than 10 years old unless it is seminal work.
  • The reference list is not included in your overall word count

 

Case Study for Nursing Students

 

 

Rubric Criteria

Analysis of influences which shape health and health care both locally and globally

Describe a health priority and a social determinant of health through a social justice framework

Questions:

According to the World Health Organization (2022), social inequalities and disadvantage are the main reason for avoidable and unfair differences in health outcomes and life expectancy. The social determinants of health and the health priorities have been developed to address these inequalities.

a.    Identify one of the social determinants of health and one health priority that links to Mr. Patterson’s situation. Explain why they are important and how they can affect Mr. Patterson (300 words)

 

Responses:

 

 

 

 

 

Rubric Criteria:

Discussion of the importance of the perspectives of individuals and families in the planning and provision of health care

Questions:

Rob has asked you to renew the dressing for Mr. Patterson. He is chatting to Mr. and Mrs. Patterson about care of the wound, and he is assessing his knowledge about diabetes.

a.    Explain the importance of taking the perspectives of Mr. Patterson and his wife into account when planning and providing his health care. (250 words).

b.    Give one example of an action Rob might take to demonstrate to Mr. and Mrs. Patterson that he wants to take their perspectives into account. (100 words)

 

Responses:

a.

b.

 

 

Rubric Criteria:

Analysis of the role of leadership and advocacy in the provision of health care.

Questions:

Leadership is a component of Rob’s role as a registered nurse within the clinic.

a.    Define leadership within the nursing context.

b.    Give two examples of how Rob might enact this in his daily practice (400 words)

 

Rob is also required to act as an advocate in his role as a registered nurse.

c.     Define advocacy within the nursing context.

d.    Give two examples of how Rob might enact this in his daily practice (400 words)

 

Responses:

a.

b.

c.

d.

 

Rubric Criteria:

Integration and application of relevant theoretical perspectives into responses

Question:

The Australian Charter of Healthcare Rights explains what the patient and/or their carer can expect when they are receiving health care.

a.    Choose one of the healthcare rights and explain what it means. (250 words)

b.    Describe an action that you would take that would adhere to one of these rights while caring for Mr. Patterson (100 words).

Response:

a.

b.

 

 

 

Rubric Criteria:

Application of the principles and practices of reflective and academic writing and referencing using APA 7th edition. Ethical use of intellectual property.

Question:

Write a brief reflection that demonstrates the learning that you will take forward to your clinical practice as a result of engaging in this assessment content (200 words)

Response:

 

 

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