Initial Discussion Post:
- Identify and discuss the required skills and competencies of a RN in the community setting. Do these differ from those required in an acute care setting? Explain and support your answer.
- The RN working in the community setting faces a number of challenges which include but are not limited to: infection control practices, patient/family privacy, families’ financial concerns, and the RN’s personal safety. Choose one (1) of the four (4) listed challenges and explain actions the RN can do to minimize its effect.
Base your initial post on your readings and research of this topic. Your initial post must contain a minimum of 250 words. References, citations, and repeating the question do not count towards the 250 word minimum.