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Evolution of Nursing as a Practice

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As the country focuses on the restructure of the U.S. health care delivery system, nurses will continue to play an important role. It is expected that more and more nursing jobs will become available out in the community, and less will be available in acute care hospitals.

Write a speech of 500-700 words to educate nurses about how the practice of nursing is expected to grow and shift. Include the concepts of continuity or continuum of care, accountable care organizations (ACO), medical homes, and nurse-managed health clinics.

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Write a speech to educate nurses about how the practice of nursing is expected to grow and shift. Include the concepts of,), medical homes, and.

Continuity or continuum of care and accountable care organizations (ACO) and Nurse managed clinics

Accountable care organizations represent a new strategy for providing health care on the basis of continuity or continuum of care. The catalyst behind this trend is predicated upon the United States Veteran's Administration transforming from a hospital-based system toward one of primary care that enables continuum of care for veterans. This has bolstered the necessity of well-trained and competent nurse practitioners who will serve as the primary care providers for these veterans once they have left VA hospitals. The focus on this approach is contingent upon nurses as successful implementation of ...

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