Nursing Discussion

To support your work, use your course and text readings and also use resources from the South University Online Library. As in all assignments, cite your sources in your work and provide references for the citations in APA format. You may use this APA Citation Helper as a convenient reference for properly citing resources.

TASK

Post your initial response to one of the two topics below.

Envisioning Yourself as an Advocate for Nurses and Health Policy

Topic 1

From the chapter “The Changing United States Health Care System” in your course textbook, using either the story of Wald’s efforts to improve the health status of impoverished immigrant communities or the story of how advanced practice registered nurses have struggled with their legitimacy within the health care delivery system, compare your own experience in nursing.

  • Have there been challenges you have faced? If so, what strategies did you employ to overcome these challenges?
  • How do you envision your career moving forward in advocating for your patients? Your community? Yourself?

Topic 2

From your daily briefs, Kaiser Health News Morning Briefing or POLITICO Pulse.

  • List the interest groups that are mentioned in the brief and what their interest is in the piece.
  • Categorize the issues in the brief according to the following—politics and politicians, access to health care, health care insurance, health care legislation, money, drugs, or other.
 
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