Discuss the current state of nursing practice by addressing the following points:

Demonstrate how nursing practice has evolved over time, including how this evolution has altered the scope of practice as well as the approach taken to treating the individual.
In nursing, compare and contrast the differentiated practice competencies between an associate’s degree and a bachelor’s degree in the field. Give an example of how the scope of practice differs between an associate and baccalaureate nursing degree.
Recognize a patient care situation and explain how nursing care and decision-making approaches differ between a BSN-prepared nurse and an ADN-trained nursing assistant.
Discuss the significance of applying evidenceâ€based practice to nursing care and how the academic preparation of the RN–BSN nurse facilitates the application of this practice.
Discuss the ways in which nurses today communicate and collaborate with interdisciplinary teams, and how this contributes to safer and more effective outcomes for patients.
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