Nursing and Healthcare Systems and Issues

Nursing and Healthcare Systems and Issues
The following course objective is reflected in this assignment:

CO 7: Demonstrate the skills needed to shape public health advocacy and policy formulation.

Your text supports that working at the policy level is “natural” to our profession.
Discuss why you think this is/is not true.

o Explain why political activism is/is not a significant part of our profession. If it is not, should it be?

o What is your own definition of nursing for today and for 10 years from now?

o As future nursing leaders, how will you situate yourself to this changing paradigm in healthcare delivery? Be specific.

Texts, Readings, Materials:
Required text:
Milstead, J.A. (2019) Health policy and politics (6th ed.). MA: Jones and Bartlett Learning.

Reference text:
American Psychological Association. (2010) Publication manual of the American Psychological
Association (6th ed.). Washington, DC: Author. ISBN#: 978-1433805615

American Psychological Association. (2012). APA style guide to electronic references (6th ed.).
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