NRS 451VN Topic 5 Discussion Questions

NRS 451VN Topic 5 Discussion Questions

Week 5 – Discussion Question 1

Discuss how nurse managers and nurse leaders contribute to the reengineering of health care.


Week 5 – Discussion Question 2

Continuous quality improvement (CQI) is the responsibility of all nurses and is vital when addressing the challenges of the health care industry. Provide an example of how you would apply CQI in your current or past position.


Week 5 – Discussion Question 3

Watch the “Diary of Medical Mission Trip” videos dealing with the catastrophic earthquake in Haiti in 2010. Reflect on this natural disaster by answering the following questions:

  1. Propose one example of a nursing intervention related to the disaster from each of the following levels: primary prevention, secondary prevention, and tertiary prevention. Provide innovative examples that have not been discussed by previous students.
  2. Under which phase of the disaster do the three proposed interventions fall? Explain why you chose that phase.
  3. With what people or agencies would you work in facilitating the proposed interventions and why?


Week 5 – Discussion Question 4

What spiritual considerations surrounding a disaster can arise for individuals, communities, and health care providers? Explain your answer in the context of a natural or man made disaster. How can a community health nurse assist in the spiritual care of the individual, community, self, and colleagues?