Description: Critical assessment of the Student’s Clinical site, with a focus on the Theoretical, ethical, and health policy/economic principles of health care delivery and NP practice.
Assignment Objective: At the completion of the assessment, students will be able to make the
following assessment of their clinical site:
1. Demonstrate an understanding of the socioeconomic factors influencing health care
2. Identify ethical issues affecting health decision-making and assess the potential
consequences. They will identify external and internal sources of constraints on decision making
3. Demonstrate their understanding of applying and utilizing theory in practice by outlining a theoretical framework for practice in this given setting.
4. Examine NP responsibilities for decision making given the above described influences, that provide for safe and ethical practice within their setting.