Textbook: American Nurses Association. (2015). Nursing: Scope and standards of practice (3rd ed). Silver Spring, MD: Author. Required Reading: 1)pp. 1-19 and p. 24 2) Scope of Nursing Practice (Definition of Nursing thru When Nursing Occurs); (The five Healthy Nurse Constructs) Required Article: 1) Stevens, K. R. (2013). The impact of evidence-based practice in nursing and the next big ideas. Online Journal of Issues in Nursing, 18(2). Additional Background Reading/Article: 1)Durkin, M., Gurbutt, R., Carson, J. (2018). Qualities, teaching, and measurement of compassion in nursing: A systematic review. Online Nurse Education Today, 63, pp. 50-58. doi.org/10.1016/j.nedt.2018.01.025. Discussion: Care expressed and practiced in professional nursing models provides a way of looking at the nursing role from the aspect of care. It may seem excessive to consider aspects of caring and compassion in nursing. However, precisely because it IS nursing makes it crucial to our continual progress of defining and upholding one of our central professional principles. Address each of these items: 1)Reflect on a caring and compassionate experience with a patient or family encountered in your practice. How was your compassion demonstrated? What other ways do you wish you would have expressed caring? 2)How does your thinking about compassion expand to include self and colleagues? Must use APA format, citations and references. Must use textbook and required article. Background reading/article is optional.