Discussion

Discussion Question
The  discussion assignment provides a forum for discussing relevant topics  for this week on the basis of the course competencies covered. For this  assignment, make sure you post your initial response to the Discussion Area by the due date assigned and complete your participation for this assignment by Day 7. To support your work, use your course and text readings and also use resources from the South University Online Library.

As in all assignments, cite your sources in  your work and provide references for the citations in APA format.  Support your work, using your course lectures and textbook readings.  Helpful APA guides and resources are available in the South University Online Library. Below are guides that are located in the library and can be accessed and downloaded via the South University Online Citation Resources: APA Style page. The American

Discussion Questions Requirements: 

  • Due on Thursday 9/3
  • Require a Reference
  • All references are required to be cited within the text.
  • As  in all assignments, cite your sources in your work and provide  references for the citations in APA format. Support your work, using  your course lectures and textbook readings. Helpful APA guides and  resources are available in the South University Online Library. Below  are guides that are located in the library and can be accessed and  downloaded via the South University Online Citation Resources: APA Style page. The American Psychological Association website also provides detailed guidance on formatting, citations, and references at APA Style.
    • APA Citation Helper
    • APA Citations Quick Sheet
    • APA-Style Formatting Guidelines for a Written Essay
    • Basic Essay Template

Participation Requirements: 

  • Two participation responses are required to be posted on two separate days.
  • Two participation responses are required to have a reference and citation. 
  • Two participation responses are required to be substantive, using course materials, experiences, other sources. 
  • All participation responses are required to be submitted in the current week.
  • Begin  reviewing and replying to peer postings/responses early in the week to  enhance peer discussion. See the rubric for participation points.  Participate in the discussion by asking a question, providing a  statement of clarification, providing viewpoints with a rationale,  challenging aspects of the discussion, or indicating relationships  between two or more lines of reasoning in the discussion. Always use  constructive language, even in criticism, to work toward the goal of  positive progress.

Discussion Question

Based on the development of therapeutic nurse-patient relationships:

  • Explain the continuum of boundaries of the nurse-patient relationship.
  • Describe the negative results of boundary crossing in the nurse-patient relationship.