Cultivating Healthful Environments

Cultivating Healthful Environments

NR 500- Week Seven Assignment Overview Recording Transcript

INTRODUCTION
Within the introduction section of your paper, be sure to include general statements on incivility and how this issue affects nursing work environments. In addition, be sure to identify sections of the paper that will follow – the sections of this paper will include the issue of incivility, importance to nursing, storytelling, creating a healthful work environment, practice application, and conclusion.
Within the introduction section, you will include current, scholarly literature support in order to validate the impact of incivility and how it affects nursing work environments.
ISSUE OF INCIVILITY
Immediately following the introductory section of your paper will be the “issue of incivility” section of the paper.
In this section, you will define incivility and explain why incivility is an issue in nursing. In this section of the paper, you must provide citations from scholarly nursing literature that support the definition of incivility and your explanation of why incivility is an issue in nursing
Please note that in this section of the paper only, a dictionary may to facilitate your definition of incivility. The dictionary would not be considered one of the scholarly sources however, but may be used in addition to scholarly literature support.
IMPORTANCE TO NURSING
After the introduction and the issue of incivility sections of the paper, you will create a section of the paper titled “importance to nursing”.
In this section of the paper you will discuss the importance of incivility related to nursing. Why is incivility a problem in nursing and for nurses? In answering this question you will address the impact of incivility on individuals, microsystem work environments, and the profession of nursing.
Please note that in this section you will integrate at least three current, peer-reviewed sources from scholarly nursing literature. This literature support should validate your explanation of why incivility is a problem. Literature support should also validate your assertions regarding the impact of incivility on individuals, microsystem work environments, and the profession of nursing.
STORY TELLING
Following the “Importance to nursing” section of your paper, you will provide a narrative scenario describing incivility in a practice setting. This scenario can be real or it may be fictitious. In the scenario be sure to discuss the impact on the individuals involved and how the work environment was affected.
Because this assignment is a formal, scholarly written paper, the scenario should be written in third person.

CREATING A HEALTHFUL ENVIRONMENT
After the storytelling section of the paper, you will include a section to address creating a healthful environment. In this section, you will identify and describe three strategies for creating a healthful work environment. Use scholarly current, peer-reviewed nursing literature to support each strategy.
Some strategies you might want to build upon include: role-modeling, personal self-reflection, policies, organizational culture, teamwork, education, follow-up, and/or care of self.

PRACTICE APPLICATION
After the “creating healthful environments” section, you will include a section titled “practice application” in the written paper.
For the “practice application” section, identify the selected MSN specialty track, ( MY TRACK IS , family nurse practitioner).
Provide two examples of strategies that can be implemented in the selected master’s prepared-advanced practice role to cultivate a healthful work environment. Use scholarly nursing literature to support each example.
The strategies highlighted in this section should be two of three identified in the previous section of this assignment – “creating healthful environments”.
For example in the previous section if you described role-modeling, education, and self-care as strategies for creating healthful work environments, in this section you will provide two examples on how both role-modeling and education can be used in your future professional practice role or setting.

CONCLUSION
The last section of the paper will be the conclusion. In this section, you will want to wrap up your writing by providing an insightful summary or conclusion. Be sure to include a summary on incivility and the issues this creates. In addition, you will want to summarize strategies to create healthful environments.
Identify the selected specialty track, and potential contributions to cultivating healthful environments in future professional practice. Finally Include a self-reflection of your learning – this must include new insights gained through the assignment, and may be written in first person.