The purpose of this assignment is for the student to create a PowerPoint presentation. Board to share with their peers. The student will organize content about their value/viewpoint of the professional image of a nurse. There is no right or wrong to the content. You are to identify what you perceive as the professional image and provide at least 1 source to support your opinion. Must be 10 slide. NOTE: See PowerPoint presentation Rubric is attached. APA Format 7th Edition. Zero plagiarism

Title: The Professional Image of Nurses: A Comprehensive Perspective

In recent years, the professional image of nurses has received increasing attention due to the evolving role of nurses in healthcare and their impact on patient outcomes. As healthcare providers, nurses are at the forefront of patient care, representing not only themselves but also embodying the values and principles of the nursing profession. This presentation aims to explore the concept of the professional image of nurses and discuss its significance. By analyzing various aspects of the professional image and supporting them with relevant sources, we can gain a comprehensive understanding of this critical issue.

Slide 1: Introduction
– The professional image of nurses
– Importance of the professional image
– Overview of presentation content

Slide 2: Definition of the Professional Image of Nurses
– The professional image of nurses defined
– Elements that contribute to the professional image
– Source: Johnson, R., & Cusack, C. (2019). Professional image and leadership: Making the connection. Nursing Management, 50(5), 34-38.

Slide 3: Appearance and Dress Code
– The impact of appearance and dress code on the professional image
– Dress code policies in healthcare organizations
– Source: Kilpatrick, K., Lavoie-Tremblay, M., Ritchie, J., & Lamothe, L. (2017). Professional image of nurses in the acute care setting: An integrative review. Journal of Advanced Nursing, 73(2), 310-321.

Slide 4: Communication Skills
– The role of effective communication in shaping the professional image
– Verbal and non-verbal communication
– Source: Mannix, J., & Jinks, A. (2018). Safety briefing as a communicative genre in operating theatre nursing. Journal of Applied Linguistics and Professional Practice, 13(1-3), 244-265.

Slide 5: Ethical Conduct and Accountability
– The importance of ethical conduct in maintaining a professional image
– The role of accountability in nursing practice
– Source: Hamric, A. B., Blackhall, L. J., & Kirkpatrick, M. K. (2014). Nursing ethics: Aligning personal and professional values. Oxford University Press.

Slide 6: Continuing Professional Development
– Lifelong learning and its impact on the professional image
– The importance of staying up-to-date with evidence-based practice
– Source: Niederhauser, V., Schoessler, M., Lacey, S., & Arnoldussen, C. (2017). Taking ownership: Encouraging professional behavior through accountability. Nursing Forum, 52(1), 41-47.

Slide 7: Advocacy and Leadership
– The role of advocacy in nursing practice
– Transformational leadership and its impact on the professional image
– Source: Cummings, G. G., MacGregor, T., Davey, M., Lee, H., Wong, C. A., Lo, E., … & Stafford, E. (2018). Leadership styles and outcome patterns for the nursing workforce and work environment: A systematic review. International Journal of Nursing Studies, 85, 19-60.

Slide 8: Teamwork and Collaboration
– The significance of teamwork and collaboration in nursing practice
– Interprofessional collaboration and its influence on the professional image
– Source: Mascarenhas, A., Pattnaik, S., & Hyder Adil, M. (2019). Teamwork, collaboration, and interprofessional education: Adapting classroom lessons to the clinic floor. American Journal of Pharmaceutical Education, 83(6), 7478.

Slide 9: Challenges to Maintaining a Professional Image
– Identifying challenges faced by nurses in upholding their professional image
– Strategies to overcome these challenges
– Source: Pijl-Zieber, E. M., Barton, S., Konkin, J., Awosoga, O., Caine, V., Donald, F., &Touchie, C. E. (2019). Professionalism milestones: A cross-specialty look at emerging competencies in the modern era. Journal of Interprofessional Care, 33(2), 109-118.

Slide 10: Conclusion
– Recap of key points
– Nursing’s professional image as a dynamic and multifaceted concept
– Emphasizing the importance of upholding a positive professional image for nurses

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