Written Assignment: Special Needs Population
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Purpose and Overview
The purpose of this assignment is for the student to:
- discuss the roles of the baccalaureate nurse outside the acute care setting;
- identify a changing demographic population of interest;
- create a list of the special needs for the population; and
- discuss how to include evidence-based practice in caring for the population.
- Please think about the role of the baccalaureate nurse who is caring for a changing demographic population of interest (for example Aging Population, Baby Boomer Generations, or Veterans).
- Interview a baccalaureate nurse working with the population selected.
- Based on your interview and discussion with the nurse:
- develop a list of the special needs of the population;
- search the literature and identify at least five evidence-based nursing interventions to address the special needs of the identified population;
- write a 3–4 page paper using the following guidelines:
- in 1-2 paragraphs, introduce the population and discuss the global healthcare needs of the population selected;
- in 1-2 paragraphs, discuss the special needs of the selected population;
- in 2-4 paragraphs, summarize evidence from the literature on the five nursing interventions used to address the special needs of the population;
- in two paragraphs write the conclusion for the paper in which you:
- discuss the value of evidence-based practice in addressing the population special needs: and
- summarize the specific role the baccalaureate nurse has in caring for the selected population.
- Submit your paper using the Submission link.