Internal Code: MAS159 Essay Writing Assignment: Question: Choose one topic TOPIC 1: Orem’s self-care deficit theory is one of many nursing theories. Discuss this theory in detail and, citing the literature, explore the application of this theory to clinical practice. TOPIC 2: Various models for the delivery of nursing care such as primary nursing, individual patient allocation, team nursing and functional nursing have been implemented over the past few decades. Based on the literature, discuss these models of care. Given the rapid changes in healthcare services and the pressures on the nursing workforce projected into the future, do any of these models offer an on-going viable solution to ensure quality of patient care? TOPIC 3: Workplace violence is a major public health concern that has received growing national attention. Among health care workers, nurses and patient care assistants (PCAs) experience the highest rates of violence. Emergency department (ED) nurses experience physical assaults at the highest rate of all nurses. What evidence exists to support this perception? TOPIC 4: With the increasing use of Personal Care Assistants (PCAs) and/or Assistants in Nursing (AINs) concerns related to nursing skill mix in clinical areas have recently become an issue. Is there evidence to support this change to the skill mix? 19 total views, 2 views today