Write 1-2 paragraphs reflecting on the relationship between theory and practice. Then save the reflection as a Word Document for submission later in the course. In week 8, you will submit all reflections as a single document.
This reflection is worth 5 points and the final reflection document in week 8 is worth 15 points.
You will need to post your reflection here before you are able to see other students’ posts.
What were the most important concepts you learned in week 7? Why are these concepts important?
How will they prepare you for your future role as an NP? In what ways do you feel prepared for your new role? In what ways do you feel unprepared?
Butts, B. J. & Rich, L. K. (2018). Philosophies and theories for advanced nursing practice (3rd ed.). Jones & Bartlett Learning. Chapters 25, 26
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Morone, J. (2017). An integrative review of social determinants of health assessment and screening tools used in pediatrics (Links to an external site.). Journal of Pediatric Nursing, 37(2). https://doi.org/10.1016/j.pedn.2017.08.022.
Schierhour, G., Hains, J., Si, D., Kennedy, C., Cox, R., Kwedza, R., O”Donoghue, L., Gittock, M., Brands, J., Longergan, K., Dowden, M., & Bailie, R. (2013). Evaluating the effectiveness of a multifaceted, multilevel continuous quality improvement program in primary health care: developing a realist theory of change (Links to an external site.). Implementation Science, 8, 1-16. https://doi.org/10.11.1186/1748-5908-8-119