- INDIVIDUAL ACTIVITY
- Please reflect briefly on the healthcare policy and political topics that most impact you from those covered over the last 15 weeks.
Rationale must be provided
400 words in your post by Wednesday 12/14/22 at 23:59 pm
Minimum of two scholarly references in APA format within the last five years published
1.Nurses are well positioned for reforming health care in ways that promote a healthier public and reduce healthcare cost. Discuss the role nurse plays in COVID vaccination mandate, telemedicine, and prescription drug pricing as advocates in the healthcare system.
2.The purpose of learning the ropes of policy, politics and advocacy is to influence health care or broader social agendas that influence human health. Discuss a time where you influence health care through advocacy.
3.In 2010, the Affordable Care Act opens up the 45-year-old Medicare program to the biggest changes since its inception. Discuss the components of the Affordable Care Act that you think will have a positive effect on improving health care outcomes and decreasing costs.
4.How should healthcare professionals proactively plan to update their knowledge and skills to respond to the major public health issues and challenges facing them and their clients?
Identify some of the social, ethical, and economic reasons for addressing immigration policy reform.
5.On what policy issues might nurses lobby Congress? What strategies might nurse use to have their voices heard?
6.How should nurses assure policy change for advanced practice registered nurses?” What role does the Affordable Care Act (ACA) play in addressing workforce shortages in rural communities?
7.Discuss the advantages and disadvantages of collaborating with physician organizations when pursuing FPA legislation.
8.Discuss the most effective levels of engagement that nurses can provide communities?
9.What are the ways in which a population health focus might be applied in transforming the health care delivery system?
10.Most of the services/support provided for human trafficking (HT) victim come after they have been trafficked and can be considered as secondary interventions. Review some of the possible risk factors associated with becoming an HT victim, and discuss some possible primary interventions that could service to help prevent or reduce HT.