Week 8: Future Directions 3939 unread replies.4545 replies. This week’s graded discussion topic relates to the following Course Outcome (CO). CO9 Examine future trends in community health nursing including the impact of information systems and evidence-based practice. (PO 8) Reflect on what you have learned in this course. What future concerns are likely to impact public health? How do you see global health concerns impacting your community? How can you apply what you have learned in this course to your current practice? Week 8: Reflective and Projected Practice (graded) 4848 unread replies.6262 replies. This week’s graded discussion topic relates to the following Course Outcome (CO). CO8 Discuss the value of best evidence as a driving force to institute change in delivery of nursing care. (PO 8) Prior to posting, complete the Week 8 AACN Essentials Self-Assessment (Links to an external site.)Links to an external site.. Compare your scores from Week 1 to Week 8. How far have you come? How will you apply this information to continue to improve your informatics knowledge in nursing practice?