These are discussion threads 2 paragraphs each. My practice is medical/surgical/observation unit. Below is the questions and where to get the information. Scholarly article 6-8 years old. Thank you.
Discussion 1 In one of the reading assignments this week you reviewed advance nurse practitioner (APN) roles and the application of project management concepts, one of the major elements of NI, but new to most nurses. Does this have an application to your practice? Why or why not?
Sipes, C. (2016). Project management for the advanced practice nurse, Springer.
• Chapter 1: Basic Project Management for Advance Practice Nurses and Health Care Professionals; Examples of APN Projects/Roles. pp. 4-11
• Chapter 1: Basic Project Management for Advance Practice Nurses and Health Care Professionals; Project Management: Why do we need it? Pp. 12
• Chapter 2: Advanced practice nurse role description and application of project management concepts; Chapter 2, pp 16-24
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Discussion 2 A new concept for some organizations is to allow nurses to bring in their own devices known as bring your own devices (BYOD) to use at work. What are some of the security issues you might encounter if this were allowed? How would you address these issues?