Differentiate the roles of health professionals involved in community-based practice.

1. Differentiate the roles of health professionals involved in community-based practice. 2. Discuss how the nurse’s role within the collaborative process benefits the patient and family. 3. Identify the components of the nurse’s role in the community-based health care organization. 4. Examine the significance of research to the nurse’s role in community-based practice. 5. Understand the need for continued supervision of care and assessment delivered in the community setting 6. Understand assessment parameters for assessing the client’s understanding of illness and therapeutic regimen. 7. Discuss the use of the nursing process in teaching and learning in community-based settings. 8. Identify learning resources for teaching clients in the community. 9. Discuss the advocacy role of the nurse in client teaching in community-based practice. 10. Assess the nursing care given in ambulatory nursing in terms of the primary, secondary and tertiary levels of prevention. —————————————————————– Required reading: Conway Phillips, R. (2006). Ambulatory care nurses speak out: The value of ambulatory care nurses in the workplace. AAACN Viewpoint, 28 (4), 3-4. http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&db=rzh&AN=2009278585&site=ehost-live Swan, B. A. & Griffin, K. F. (2005). Measuring nursing workload in ambulatory care. Nursing Economics, 23 (5), 253-260. http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&db=rzh&AN=2009054656&site=ehost-live Burns, A. (2005). Mentoring toward autonomy in the ambulatory care environment. AAACN Viewpoint, 27 (1), 9-12. http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&db=rzh&AN=2005109874&site=ehost-live Johnson, E. M. (2003). Collaborating for better care. AAACN Viewpoint, 25, (2), 5-6. http://proquest.umi.com/pqdlink?did=330207341&sid=1&Fmt=6&clientId=23431&RQT=309&VName=PQD PLEASE IN international student level – simple grammar and simple language