Analyze the roles of the nurse citizen, nurse activist, and nurse politician.
This week each one of you will be describing the policy that you would like to see implemented. What is the focus? Why is this priority for you? What population will benefit from the policy? Which policy maker would you need to meet with concerning your policy? What’s your rationale for choosing this particular policy maker and the model of policy making you feel would best apply to your policy issue? Your policy should be clear and relevant so as to get the attention of the policymaker. Begin to apply the knowledge you will get from this week’s course outcomes and key concepts: Strategies that affect many aspects of policy at the institutional, local, national, and international levels. (PO 2, 4, 7) Key Concepts: Develop an understanding of the process of policy development, and analyze various strategies involved. Analyze the roles of the nurse citizen, nurse activist, and nurse politician. Compare and contrast the four models of public policymaking. Examine the purpose and rationales for using both the incremental and pilot approaches to policy implementation.