This week’s graded topic relates to the following Course Outcome (CO).
CO6: Plans clinical practice activities that integrate professional nursing standards in accordance with the
Nursing Code of Ethics and the ANA standards of practice (PO#6).
Answer post due by Wednesday 11:59 PM MT in Week 4
Two replies to classmates and/or instructor due by Sunday 11:59 PM MT at the end of Week 4
Discussions are designed to promote dialogue between faculty and students, and students and their peers.
In discussions students:
Demonstrate understanding of concepts for the week
Integrate scholarly resources
Engage in meaningful dialogue with classmates
Express opinions clearly and logically, in a professional manner
Use the rubric on this page as you compose your answers.
Go to the link https://www.thinkculturalhealth.hhs.gov/clas/standards (Links to an external site.).
View the National Culturally and Linguistically Appropriate Services Standards (CLAS) categories aimed at
equity and quality care (HHS, n.d.). Notice how these standards overlap with many of the expectations and
standards in professional nursing practice!
In what ways are you and your peers using these standards in your areas of nursing practice?
Discuss one nursing action you might incorporate to improve cultural competence in your organization.
To view the grading criteria/rubric, please click on the 3 dots in the box at the end of the solid gray bar
above the discussion board title and then Show Rubric.
Textbooks and Resources
The following books are required for this course:
American Nursing Association. (ANA, 2015). Nursing: Scope and standards of practice (3rd ed.). American
This textbook is available as an e-book and can be accessed from the module view.
American Psychological Association. (2020). Publication manual of the American Psychological
Association (7th ed.). American Psychological Association. https://doi.org/10.1037/0000165-000