Compare current professional nursing practice roles with historical roles of the nurse.
Course Project Milestone 1: Guidelines
To apply lessons in nursing history to living nurses contributing to nursing history through an interview and recording of historical information
The Course Project enables the student to meet the following Course Outcomes:
CO 1. Incorporate appropriate historical perspectives into current professional nursing practice. (PO #2)
CO 4. Compare current professional nursing practice roles with historical roles of the nurse. (PO #7)
The entire project is worth 600 points. Milestone 1 is worth 100 points of this total.
Submit your completed NR390 Milestone 1 by Sunday at 11:59 p.m. MT at the end of Week 1.
Requirements and Guidelines
1. Nursing history is being made today by exemplary nurses throughout the world. Select one registered nurse who is creating nursing history to be the subject of this project. This RN must have at least 15 years of RN licensure. The nurse could be a family member, friend, colleague, acquaintance, manager, former instructor, or other nurse who is creating, delivering, or influencing the practice of nursing in your area. Do not select a former or current patient. Remember that a nurse does not have to create a nursing theory, write textbooks, or be the head of a nursing organization to make nursing history. The chief nurse executive who manages to deliver quality care in a small rural hospital with a tiny budget has a story worth telling. The nurse who served in the military has a story that is important to document as nursing history. The staff nurse who consistently provides high-quality care is making history. History is not merely the major accomplishments or events, but includes the activities nurses everywhere do in their nursing lives. Milestone 1 is due at the end of Week 1.
2. Clearly explain to the selected nurse that statements made in the interview will be recorded (audio, video, and/or written) and submitted to instructor. The interview is not intended for public access.