role in a changing health care system.

t is becoming increasingly important for registered nurses to assume a leadership role in a changing health care system. Hence, registered nurses must be able to assess and act to fulfill their own learning needs in order to work to their full scope of practice. To complete this assignment, consider an issue or trend in nursing or health care and choose one of the options from the bulleted list below. Your papers must be scholarly in presentation, reflective of course content, and although they may be related to one another, they must not be duplications.
Please refer to the Resources for guidelines and resources in completing this assignment.
Note: There is a 10 page limit for all written papers excluding title and reference pages. Project page limits are listed next to each project:
• a case study of a real or imagined nursing or health care issue or situation, with a description of the options for resolving the issue in the case study.
• a position paper related to course content; be clear as to difference between a position paper, discussion paper, and an issue paper. [See definitions below]
• a discussion paper related to course content; for example one could frame a question and then proceed with discussion of the answer.
• an issue paper related to course content that follows the framework from your textbook – Framing and Analyzing the Issue.
• a literature review related to course content
• an analysis of several (5-7) interesting Web sites that relate to a particular issue and or take a position on that issue. Critique the verifiability of information in each web site including the authority of the Web site. Compare and contrast how the issue is presented, and provide an executive summary of each Web site.
• a beginning professional portfolio. Portfolio should not exceed a 15 page limit including title page and any appendices.
• Case Study: presents a description of a problem situation; contains sufficient detail to enable the writer to recommend a solution.
• Position Paper: presents an arguable position on an issue with the goal of convincing the audience that this position is valid.
• Discussion Paper: discusses a situation or dilemma representing a variety of views; consists of a reasoned defense of the recommendations.
• Issue Paper: presents a balanced view of a situation or dilemma in which both sides of the situation are clearly articulated.
• Literature Review: is an account of what has been published on a topic by accredited scholars and researchers; the purpose is to convey to what knowledge and ideas have been established on a topic, including the strengths and weaknesses.
• Website Critique: is a formalized, critical appraisal of a website; the goal is to turn critical reading into a systematic evaluation in order to deepen insight into that website.
• Professional Portfolio: is a convenient system to tell the story of one’s career. It might include: original documents (e.g. resume/curriculum vitae, professional association memberships, license/board results), supporting materials (e.g.letters of recommendation, publications, presentations, certifications, job descriptions, evaluations), and collateral pieces (e.g.thank you letters, articles and books you have read)