In the Online Nursing Orientation resource module you were introduced Â to our graduate nursing certification success platform â€“ the â€˜3 Vsâ€™ â€“ Â â€˜Vision, Value, Victoryâ€™. Â For those of you who also completed their Â graduate nursing theory and research courses in our program additional Â information was conveyed about our certification success framework.
Certification success thinking starts with your â€˜visionâ€™ to enter the Â program. Through the â€˜3 Vsâ€™ we hope to focus studentsâ€™ thoughts about Â the â€˜valueâ€™ that each course in the program brings to movement toward Â certification success. And â€˜victoryâ€™ comes with success is achieved by Â success on planned certification exams.
Other â€˜modelsâ€™ that have the potential to impact your perspective on Â the â€˜valueâ€™ of your course work have been provided for those of you who Â completed theory and research as a part of our program. Â Another model Â is examined in this course.
First utilized in the 1920s and often viewed as a model to view/guide Â process improvement model is the PDSA model (Plan, Do, Study, Act). Â Â The model parallels the tenants of action research in education and can Â be used to guide development of treatment plans for patients (or self) Â as well.
One of the aims of the â€˜3 Vsâ€™ is to convey how â€˜modelsâ€™ thinking Â contributes to the development of your critical decision making Â processes. Â Here we will apply the PDSA model to what may be an everyday Â circumstance. Â Our goal, however, is that you gain an understanding of Â the value of models and come to see them as a part of your everyday Â decision making rather than as nebulous ideology.
In this unit you will be reading about complementary, alternative and integrative health care approaches.
Review information about those therapies on the NCCIH website accessed through the link below.
https://nccih.nih.gov/health/integrative-healthLinks to an external site.
Please develop a discussion that responds to each of the following Â prompts. Â Where appropriate your discussion needs to be supported by Â scholarly resources. Â Be sure to include in-text citations in the Â context of the discussion and provide a full reference citation at the Â end of the discussion.
From your review of the NCCIH website you know that about 30% of Â adults engage with health care modalities not typically considered part Â of the conventional medical care model.
The likelihood exists that either you or someone you know has Â utilized complementary, alternative or integrative health care Â modalities.
Reflect on one of those non-conventional modalities that you have experience with.
Construct a discussion of that experience utilizing the PDSA model schemata.