The field of nursing has changed over time.


The field of nursing has changed over time. In a 750-1,000 word paper, discuss nursing practice today by addressing the following:

  1. Explain how nursing practice has changed over time and how this evolution has changed the scope of practice and the approach to treating the individual.

  1. Compare and contrast the differentiated practice competencies between an associate and baccalaureate education in nursing. Explain how scope of practice changes between an associate and baccalaureate nurse.

  1. Identify a patient care situation and describe how nursing care, or approaches to decision-making, differ between the BSN-prepared nurse and the ADN nurse.

  1. Discuss the significance of applying evidence-based practice to nursing care and explain how the academic preparation of the RN-BSN nurse supports its application.

  1. Discuss how nurses today communicate and collaborate with interdisciplinary teams and how this supports safer and more effective patient outcomes.

Prepare this assignment according to the guidelines found in the APA Style Guide, located in the Student Success Center. An abstract is not required.

This assignment uses a rubric. Please review the rubric prior to beginning the assignment to become familiar with the expectations for successful completion. 

You are required to submit this assignment to LopesWrite. Please refer to the directions in the Student Success Center.

KINE 4304 – 001: Fall 2018

KINE 4304 – 001: Fall 2018

Guidelines for the document: 

1. Submit your class project in a word document

2. Your name, class, title, etc. on a cover sheet

3. Font: Arial 10, line spacing 1.5. Format: APA 

4. Include the page number (i.e., at the bottom of the page) after the cover sheet

5. Cite your references in the text (remember you must include professional peer-reviewed articles for section one)

6. The document has to be properly stapled and be free of grammatical and spelling errors

7. The reference list (i.e., APA format) should appear at the end of section I

The Class Project includes two (2) sections. 

First section: Literature review (60% of grade):

You are required to search information that addresses the following topic: “The potential effects of exclusive aerobic exercise training for the prevention and treatment of major chronic diseases.” 

The literature review must include ONLY peer-reviewed scientific articles. You need to cite at least five or more different scientific publications. You might use the link below when searching for peer-reviewed articles.

**The first section should address, report, discuss, explain, and summarize questions such as: what is known about the topic (e.g., inactivity, amount of physical activity, chronic diseases, etc.); the positive and/or negative effects of aerobic training, the potential assessments needed; the recommendations for program implementation (e.g., supervised or non-supervised), the potential benefits and outcomes, etc. **

Second Section: Case Study – Exercise Prescription (40% of grade):

Provide a prudent, yet effective and comprehensive exercise prescription (i.e., aerobic, resistance, and flexibility training) for losing weight for middle-age woman (age; 46 years old) whose physician has advised her to shed 20 pounds, of excess weight. You will need to explain in full detail the justification for the implementation of health appraisal and pre-assessments during an aerobic exercise training program. Be sure to address the FITT principle and then explain how you would apply the training principles (i.e., progressive overload, specificity, periodization, etc.) into her training program. 

Please be sure to provide the rationale (in other words, you are required to explain in full details each of your statements) for each of your recommendations and suggestions during the early stages of her potential exercise prescription (i.e., risk stratification, pre-assessments, exercise testing, starting point, etc.). In addition, please calculate and classify her BMI accordingly. Height = 5 feet 6 inches (1 foot = 12 inches; 1 inch = 2.54 cm); weight = 169 pounds

Background: Currently she doesn’t have to much free time during the week to engage in regular exercise training; however, she has decided that she needs to start doing something in order to take care of herself. She has been inactive for the past two years; however, she used to do some Pilates and yoga twice a week. Now she realizes that she needs to engage in a more comprehensive and structured exercise program.

Drug use – Heroin

Topic: Drug use – Heroin


Introduction to this drug use: Clearly identify the problem and discuss specific statistics from your community related to this problem. You may use city or county data. Community/City is Chicago, Illinois.

Problem description: Utilize one scholarly reference to describe this drug use. Discuss reasons why this may be a problem in your community. Cite all sources.

Community resources: Describe at least two available community resources (in Chicago, Illinois) to which you may refer people who have this problem or an increased potential for acquiring this problem. You are to provide the names of these resources and brief descriptions. You may use online resources if community resources are not available.

Conclusion/future implications for nursing: Provide a summary of your findings. Discuss the use of SBIRT in nursing practice.

References: Provide all references for all sources utilized. Use APA format.

Teen fitness program

(Teen fitness program!)

Develop and submit a comprehensive and detailed Event Proposal of professional quality and style.

The proposal will include the Following Subheadings:  Description, Six Critical Dimensions; Event Elements; Timeline, Implementation; Marketing Plan, Marketing Materials (brochure, flyer, e-mail messages, facebook posts, twitter posts, Instagram, etc.); Budget Justification, Budget, Site/Venue Details and Diagram Site Plan, Logistical requirements, Infrastructure requirements, Safety and Security, Décor and Staging, Activities, Information (data) Management Plan, and Evaluation Plan.

Be particularly attentive to the significance, innovation, approach and environment of the event your are proposing

Detailed instructions:


Event Proposal

Your proposal will be lengthy (likely 40+ pages). Please format it as you would if you were actually presenting it to funders or your superiors for review. Be sure to look at the ‘report’ and ‘proposal’ templates which are available online and on MAC and PC word programs. 

Please present your best work (professional) as your final submission. Your final product should be clear, detailed and comprehensive with a professional appearance.Suggested Organization: 



Event Goals Event Objectives Strategies to achieve Objectives 

DESCRIPTION Overview Describe overall event Identify keynote speaker – explain why speaker was selected Six Critical Dimensions of the event experience identify and describe how you are managing them: Include as subheadings. List and describe the Event Elements

TIMELINE Detailed Planning timeline Detailed Event Production timeline (Day of the event –what happens when with actual hours etc.) EVENT MANAGEMENT collateral materials admissions control systems attendee services you will provide protocol requirements MARKETING Marketing plan (what will you do, when will you do it, and who will recevie it?) Provide ALL marketing materials (flyers, brochures, e-mail blasts, facebook posts, etc). These must be developed and presented in professional quality. (DO NOT just say these things ‘will be developed’). Actual materials must be included in your proposal and should include: Press Release Public Service Announcement to Radio and/or TV to get coverage be sure to include ALL contact info E-mail scripts and schedule of distribution E-mail 1: Insert Subject; Date of Release: List of Recipients, continue for all E-mails Facebook 1: Topic Line, Posted where or to whom, date of Release Twitter 1: Posted where or to whom, date of Release Brochure Flyer 

VENUE Describe the site/venue explaining why/how this venue is ideal for this event Provide an accurate diagram site plan. Be sure to identify all event elements within the site plan. 

LOGISTICS Explain the logistical requirements associated with this program and how they will be incorporated into your overall event plan and budget. 

INFRASTRUCTURE describe the infrastructure requirements and plans transportation, parking, waste management, utilities, labor etc 

SAFETY safety and security plans on-site communications first aid and medical services 

DÉCOR Describe the décor in detail Describe and diagram staging Describe and give examples of ALL signage 

TECHNOLOGY List technology and media equipment and technicians needed for the event

PROGRAM Overview of Program Describe Entertainment Components Provide logistical requirements associated with each element

BUDGET—-Detailed budget outlining ALL specific costs for event components (be sure you are within the stated budget).

INFORMATION (Data) MANAGEMENT Outline and describe the data management plan you would employ for the event (registration information, vendor information, evaluation information,financial information etc). What data will you collect? (name, address, etc???) How will you collect the data? To whom and how will the data be distributed? How will the data be stored? 

EVALUATION Describe how the overall event will be evaluated, how the evaluation will be completed and how outcomes will be used. From participant perspective From vendor perspective From organization (sponsor) perspective Describe performance evaluation of staff and how the evaluation will be completed vendors volunteers