NR524 Curriculum Development
Week 4 Discussion
Hospital staff development department in a Magnet hospital
This week in the peer collaboration area, you will develop program outcomes for your school or the staff development department.
For the academic programs, you will base the program outcomes on either the AACN Essentials of Baccalaureate Education OR the NLN Competencies for graduates of Associate Degree Programs.
NLN Competencies for graduates of Associate Degree Programs (2010)
Human Flourishing: Advocate for patients and families in ways that promote their self-determination, integrity, and ongoing growth as human beings
Nursing Judgment: Makes judgments in practice, substantiated with evidence, that integrate nursing science in the provision of safe, quality care and promote the health of patients within a family and community context
Professional Identity: Implement one’s role as a nurse in ways that reflect integrity, responsibility, ethical practices, and an evolving identity as a nurse committed to evidence-based practice, caring, advocacy, and safe, quality care for diverse patients within a family and community context
Spirit of Inquiry: Examine the evidence that underlies clinical nursing practice to challenge the status quo, question underlying assumptions, and offer new insights to improve the quality of care for patients, families, and communities
AACN Essentials of Baccalaureate Education
http://www.aacnnursing.org/Education-Resources/AACN-Essentials (Links to an external site.))
Essential I: Liberal Education for Baccalaureate Generalist Nursing Practice
Essential II: Basic Organizational and Systems Leadership for Quality Care and Patient Safety
Essential III: Scholarship for Evidence-Based Practice
Essential IV: Information Management and Application of Patient Care Technology
Essential V: Health Care Policy, Finance, and Regulatory Environments
Essential VI: Interprofessional Communication and Collaboration for Improving Patient Health Outcomes
Essential VII: Clinical Prevention and Population Health
Essential VIII: Professionalism and Professional Values
Essential IX: Baccalaureate Generalist Nursing Practice
For the hospital-based program, you will develop program outcomes based on the 2020 Joint Commission Hospital National Patient Safety Goals (Links to an external site.)
Identify patients correctly.
Improve staff communication.
Use medicines safely.
Use alarms safely.
Identify patient safety risks.
Prevent mistakes in surgery.