Health Care Policy and Advocacy
Identify health care policy that affects current nursing practice
This discussion forum explores current policies or legislation being advocated for by the American Nurses Association (ANA) or your state board of nursing.
Your participation in the discussion forum, including the following:
Responses to the initial questions
Responses to at least two other students’ posts
Step 1 Choose a current policy or pending legislation to review.
Visit the ANA website or the website for your state board of nursing, and investigate what policies are being addressed and the position the organization has on the policy.
Step 2 Post your response to the discussion board.
Respond to the following question and, if relevant, include your own personal experience:
In your own words, describe the policy you chose and how it impacts your nursing practice.
Explain whether you agree or disagree with the policy and the organization’s position on it.
Is there something you can do to advocate your position?