Explore the impact of sociocultural, economic, legal, and political factors influencing healthcare delivery and practice.

Week 2 discussion
AACN Essentials
Self-Assessment and Patient-Centered Care
Week 2: The AACN Essentials of Baccalaureate Education for
Professional NursingSelf-Assessment
Understanding the competencies related to the AACN
Essentials of Baccalaureate Education for Professional Nursing Practice
provides you with valuable information as you begin to study this course.
Complete this self-assessment, which is based on The
Essentials of Baccalaureate Education for Professional Nursing from the
American Association of Colleges of Nursing (2008) prior to posting to the
discussion on this topic
Place a check mark or X in the column that best describes
your current level of competency or understanding of the Essentials statement.
There are no incorrect answers.
After you have completed the assessment, total the number of
points that you earned. Record this number in a location where you will be able
to retrieve it at the end of the course, when it will serve as the basis for a
future discussion.
AACN (American Association of Colleges of Nursing)
Baccalaureate Essentials Poor
1 Good
2 Very
Good
3 Excellent
4
Essential II: Basic Organizational and Systems Leadership
for Quality Care and Patient Safety
Apply leadership concepts, skills, and decision-making in
the provision of high qualitynursing care, healthcare team coordination, and
the oversight and accountability for care delivery in a variety of settings.
Demonstrate leadership and communication skills to
effectively implement patientsafety and quality improvement initiatives within
the context of the interprofessional team.
Participate in quality and patient safety initiatives,
recognizing that these are complex systemissues, which involve individuals,
families, groups, communities, populations, and other members of the healthcare
team.
Employ principles of quality improvement, healthcare policy,
and cost-effectiveness to assist in the development and initiation of effective
plans for the microsystem and system-wide practice improvements that will
improve the quality of healthcare delivery.
Essential V: Healthcare Policy, Finance, and Regulatory
Environments
Demonstrate basic knowledge of healthcare policy, finance,
and regulatory environments, including local, state, national, and global
healthcare trends.
Explore the impact of sociocultural, economic, legal, and
political factors influencing healthcare delivery and practice.
Examine the roles and responsibilities of the regulatory
agencies and their effect on patient care quality, workplace safety, and the
scope of nursing and other health professionals practice.
Advocate for consumers and the nursing profession.
Essential VI: Interprofessional Communication and
Collaboration for Improving Patient Health Outcomes
Use inter and intrarofessional communication and
collaborative skills to deliver evidence-based, patient-centered care.
Incorporate effective communication techniques, including
negotiation and conflict resolution to produce positive professional working
relationships.
Demonstrate appropriate teambuilding and collaborative
strategies when working with interprofessional teams.
Advocate for high-quality and safe patient care as a member of
the interprofessional team
Essential VIII: Professionalism and Professional Values
Demonstrate the professional standards of moral, ethical,
and legal conduct.
Promote the image of nursing by modeling the values and
articulating the knowledge, skills, and attitudes of the nursing profession.
Reflect on ones own beliefs and values as they relate to
professional practice.
Articulate the value of pursuing practice excellence,
lifelong learning, and professional engagement to foster professional growth
and development.
Total for each column
Grand total (add all columns)
Source: American Association of Colleges of Nursing (AACN).
(2008). The essentials of baccalaureate education for professional nursing
practice. Washington, DC: AACN. Retrieved from http://www.aacn.nche.edu/education-resources/baccessentials08.pdf/
After you have completed your self-assessment, answer the
following questions:
If you are willing, please share your total score on the
AACN Essentials Self-Assessment. If you do not wish to share your score, give a
general description of your current KSA levels.
Candidly identify and share with your classmates areas where
knowledge, skills or abilities (KSAs) are lacking?
Describe the relationship between the AACN Essentials and
your new-found knowledge about Patient Centered Care. Are there opportunities
for you to improve?

Week 2 discussion AACN Essentials
Self-Assessment and Patient-Centered CareWeek 2: The AACN Essentials of Baccalaureate Education for
Professional NursingSelf-AssessmentUnderstanding the competencies related to the AACN
Essentials of Baccalaureate Education for Professional Nursing Practice
provides you with valuable information as you begin to study this course.Complete this self-assessment, which is based on The
Essentials of Baccalaureate Education for Professional Nursing from the
American Association of Colleges of Nursing (2008) prior to posting to the
discussion on this topicPlace a check mark or X in the column that best describes
your current level of competency or understanding of the Essentials statement.
There are no incorrect answers. After you have completed the assessment, total the number of
points that you earned. Record this number in a location where you will be able
to retrieve it at the end of the course, when it will serve as the basis for a
future discussion.AACN (American Association of Colleges of Nursing)
Baccalaureate Essentials Poor1 Good2 Very
Good3 Excellent4Essential II: Basic Organizational and Systems Leadership
for Quality Care and Patient Safety Apply leadership concepts, skills, and decision-making in
the provision of high qualitynursing care, healthcare team coordination, and
the oversight and accountability for care delivery in a variety of settings. Demonstrate leadership and communication skills to
effectively implement patientsafety and quality improvement initiatives within
the context of the interprofessional team. Participate in quality and patient safety initiatives,
recognizing that these are complex systemissues, which involve individuals,
families, groups, communities, populations, and other members of the healthcare
team. Employ principles of quality improvement, healthcare policy,
and cost-effectiveness to assist in the development and initiation of effective
plans for the microsystem and system-wide practice improvements that will
improve the quality of healthcare delivery. Essential V: Healthcare Policy, Finance, and Regulatory
Environments Demonstrate basic knowledge of healthcare policy, finance,
and regulatory environments, including local, state, national, and global
healthcare trends. Explore the impact of sociocultural, economic, legal, and
political factors influencing healthcare delivery and practice. Examine the roles and responsibilities of the regulatory
agencies and their effect on patient care quality, workplace safety, and the
scope of nursing and other health professionals practice. Advocate for consumers and the nursing profession. Essential VI: Interprofessional Communication and
Collaboration for Improving Patient Health Outcomes Use inter and intrarofessional communication and
collaborative skills to deliver evidence-based, patient-centered care. Incorporate effective communication techniques, including
negotiation and conflict resolution to produce positive professional working
relationships. Demonstrate appropriate teambuilding and collaborative
strategies when working with interprofessional teams. Advocate for high-quality and safe patient care as a member of
the interprofessional team Essential VIII: Professionalism and Professional Values Demonstrate the professional standards of moral, ethical,
and legal conduct. Promote the image of nursing by modeling the values and
articulating the knowledge, skills, and attitudes of the nursing profession. Reflect on ones own beliefs and values as they relate to
professional practice. Articulate the value of pursuing practice excellence,
lifelong learning, and professional engagement to foster professional growth
and development. Total for each column Grand total (add all columns) Source: American Association of Colleges of Nursing (AACN).
(2008). The essentials of baccalaureate education for professional nursing
practice. Washington, DC: AACN. Retrieved from http://www.aacn.nche.edu/education-resources/baccessentials08.pdf/After you have completed your self-assessment, answer the
following questions:If you are willing, please share your total score on the
AACN Essentials Self-Assessment. If you do not wish to share your score, give a
general description of your current KSA levels.Candidly identify and share with your classmates areas where
knowledge, skills or abilities (KSAs) are lacking?Describe the relationship between the AACN Essentials and
your new-found knowledge about Patient Centered Care. Are there opportunities
for you to improve?

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