Advocate for Policies that Improve the Health of the Public and the Profession of Nursing



Advocate for Policies that Improve the Health of the Public and the Profession of Nursing

This paper requires that you propose a public policy, that is, a policy that is at a “bigger” level (such as at the county level, state level, or federal level).

Competencies
This course provides guidance to help you demonstrate the following 5 competencies:

• Competency Organization and Financing Healthcare
The graduate analyzes the organization of healthcare delivery and financing systems in the . and other nations.

• Competency Policy Process
The graduate analyzes the historical, economic, and political factors that effect healthcare policy development and the impact of those policies on healthcare cost, quality, and access.

• Competency Effects of Legal and Regulatory Policies
The graduate analyzes the effect of major legal and regulatory policies on nursing practice, healthcare delivery, and health outcomes for individuals, families, and communities.

• Competency  Ethical Theories Applied to Nurses’ Policy Positions
The graduate analyzes the values that drive policies.

• Competency  Advocate for Policies that Improve the Health of the Public and the Profession of Nursing
The graduate analyzes strategies that healthcare advocates use to effect policies with the goal of improving the public health and the profession of nursing.


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