Describe what the literature says about a nursing theory or conceptual framework that might frame and guide your actions during your practicum.


Explain how state board nursing practice standards and/or organizational or governmental policies could affect the patient, family, or population problem you’ve defined.


Describe research that has tested the effectiveness of these standards and/or policies in improving patient, family, or population outcomes for this problem.


Describe current literature on the role of nurses in policy making to improve outcomes, prevent illness, and reduce hospital readmissions.