Discuss barriers to practice as an APN in ones state from both a state and national perspective. Research methods to influence policy change from various forms of competition, state legislative and executive branches of government and interest groups.
Activity Learning Outcomes
Through this discussion, the student will demonstrate the ability to:
Discuss the history of policy development and policy making in nursing (CO1)
Examine different types of policy and their relationships to healthcare policy (CO1)
Explain current barriers to practice for advanced practice nurses (CO2)
Discuss health policy and methods of lifting barriers to practice (CO2)
Here are the requirements for the paper: those questions need to be answered to get full credit
1-Identify and describe practice barriers for APNs in your state and discuss these barriers on a state and national level.
2-Identify forms of competition on the state and national level that interfere with APNs ability to practice independently.
3-Identify the lawmakers at the state level (i.e., key members of the states legislative branch and executive branch of government)
4-Discuss interest groups that exist at the state and national levels that influence APN policy.
5-Discuss methods used to influence change in policy in forms of competition, state legislative and executive branches of government and interest groups.