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Nurse-to-patient ratio

Discuss elements that affect staffing at Patton-Fuller hospital, such as raises in wages and changes in the nurse-to-patient ratio. I need as much information as possible on this I am doing a presentation on this and need some main points with how and why backing up the reasoning. Staffing a).Nu

Leadership and Management in Nursing

Based on the scientific management theory, what are some of the routines in health care that seem to be inefficient? What examples of participative decision making exist in your workplace? Give examples of rationale.

Changes to Nursing Education

In this world of advanced technology and an ever growing knowledge base of nursing it is necessary for schools of nursing to evaluate the way nursing is taught. If you were on a curriculum planning committee what do you feel would be some changes that might need to be made in terms of nursing education and what barriers do you f

Legal and Ethical Issues in Nursing Programs

Could you please help me with a project based on this topic: As we all know, not all students who enter a nursing program are successful. One of the more difficult issues that a faculty member must handle is failure in the clinical setting. There are both legal and ethical issues that are present when dismissing a student who i

Cultural Diversity in Nursing

There currently exists a broad discrepancy between the cultural diversity of the nursing profession and that of the general population. What strategies do you think might be used to offset this discrepancy? What are some strategies that can be used to improve the cultural competence of the nursing profession?

A Qualitative Critique: Rural Nursing.

Van Hofwegen, L., Kirkham, S., & Harwood, C. (2005). The strength of rural nursing: implications for undergraduate nursing education. International Journal of Nursing Education Scholarship, 2(1), doi:10.2202/1548-923X.1142 Your qualitative research critique requires an in-depth analysis using the following questions: - Ar

Consideration of Ethics in Nursing

How does a nurse's fundamental duties, as described by the Hippocratic Oath and Nightingale Pledge, influence a nurse's practice and decision making?

Educational need assessment

I need help with the following: 1. A sample educational need assessment for nurses caring for children with asthma. Based on the learning needs assessment, design a sample educational plan regarding nursing care for children with asthma. 2. A sample Likert scale survey template that includes questions on literature review

Models and Advantages of Family Nursing

Discuss important concepts in family nursing and two related nursing models/theories. Indicate what you find most attractive in the two nursing models/theoretical frameworks you identify and how you perceive they are applicable/conducive to family nursing.

Trends and Issues in Today's Health Care: Nurse Manager Skills Inventory

1) Rate yourself using the American Organization of Nurse Executive's (AONE) "Nurse Manager Skills Inventory." Access the inventory at 2) I need to write a reflection of 750-1,000 words in which to identify your strengths and weaknesses related to

Organizational Values of Nursing

Describe how alignment between the values of an organization and the values of the nurse impact nurse engagement and patient outcomes. Discuss how an individual can use effective communication techniques to overcome workplace challenges, encourage collaboration across groups, and promote effective problem solving.

Nursing Leadership and Communication

(A) You have an idea to improve patient care that you would like upper management to support and fund. What type of communication tool would you use to present your idea and why? (B) 1. What differentiates someone who is intrinsically motivated from someone who is extrinsically motivated? 2. Give an example of how you

Nursing Leadership and Management - Self-Awareness

A) One of the five elements of emotional intelligence is self-awareness. 1. What behaviors would someone with strong self-awareness demonstrate within the context of leading and managing groups? B) Today's workforce is diverse and has multiple conflicting priorities. As a nurse leader, you would like to see your hospital

Primary Care Volume

Increasing the volume of primary care delivered by nurse practitioners will have a net detrimental impact on the service of patients with acute health problems.

Virtues in nursing

What are some of the virtues that should be important to nurses? List and describe these virtues.

Cultural Care Diversity and Universality in Nursing

I am looking for a description of Madeleine Leininger's Theory of Nursing for Cultural Care Diversity and Universality. What is inherent in the way she looks at the world and how does her theory fit into the nursing metaparadigm concepts of person, health, nursing and environment?


A) According to Polit and Beck (2006), nurses in various settings are adopting a research-based (or evidence-based) practice that incorporates research findings into their decisions and interaction with clients. How do you see this being applied in a workplace? B) The research question and hypothesis clearly state the probl

Cultural nursing care

What unique characteristics of families require an understanding of  transcultural concepts?  Discuss factors the nurse will need to consider when planning culturally appropriate nursing care.  Use an example from your practice or neighborhood.


With an existing national nursing shortage (also expected to climb), successful recruitment and retaining of nurses is very important for healthcare organizations. Please discuss how each of the HRM functions (planning, recruiting, selecting, training, utilizing, and rewarding) should be used for the purpose of appropriate nurse

America's nursing shortage

How has the projected aging of America influenced the projection of the nursing shortage? Given this trend, what practice setting and role opportunities are emerging?

nursing education

What role should nursing leaders take in nursing education? How can the role that nurse leaders take in nursing education affect the organizational leadership?


â?¢ Identify three values you will embrace in your future nursing role. â?¢ Identify personal and professional strengths that will support achieving your desired future nursing role.

Leadership journal

â?¢ What leadership will you provide to the nursing profession at a local or global level? â?¢ How does nursing education fit in your future?