Research Assignment: Changes in Professional Practice
This activity is designed to help the student compare nursing research to current nursing practice. In the classic research article, The Hazards of Immobility (1967), Download The Hazards of Immobility (1967),the effects of immobility on the functions of various body systems are discussed, as well as the nursing interventions utilized to prevent these effects.
The student will read the article and select one of the “functions” to research. The student will locate a minimum of two (2) current nursing research articles related to the selected “function” to compare and contrast to this classic nursing research article.
You are the manager of a busy hospital unit. Your unit has been tasked with selecting and implementing upgraded technology on your hospital unit. As the unit manger, address the following in your selection of technology and implementation plan: Examine the features of the new technology that are important in