Concepts of Religion and Spirituality

Role of the Nurse
Their role in health care covers a broad spectrum such as the coordination of care,
promotion of health and wellness, prevention of disease and palliative measures.   They
are professionals who help inform the public about their coverage, safe accessible and
high quality care in this complex health care system.   They are trusted by the public, as the professionals who advocate issues for the sick.   Their knowledge in health care is invaluable to the creation for improved health care policies.
The nurse must take this opportunity to influence government and help in the creation of new public policies.   Their acquired knowledge and experience in several specialties like clinical practice, administration, education and research can facilitate the development of accessible cost effective quality health care ("Connecticut Nursing News," 2011).   They are a valuable group of experienced as clinicians.
They perform on the front lines of health care and are the point of contact person for patients.   Their data collected helps to identify issues, problems and system discrepancies.   This evidence based information collected allows nurse researcher’s to identify solutions which improve health outcomes.   The nurse educator continues to inform the public that health care is a human right (Bryant, 2011).  
Their professional responsibility is to engage the public, policy makers and other interdisciplinary groups of their knowledge to create effective health care changes (Williams, 2011).   They have become more organized nationally and internationally.   This foundation representation of their voices is necessary in the decision making power to update healthcare’s fragmented policies.   They are now engaged in debates nationally and globally to help develop a better future in nursing and health care (Bryant, 2011).
They have been educated in assessment and group processes and must communicate daily with several interdisciplinary teams.   The nurse must...