NR540 2022 January Week 4 Discussion Latest
NR540 Leading and Managing Population Health
Week 4 Discussion
Advocacy and Policymaking
Based upon your plans for practicum, consider how policy may impact the health of your potential target population. Respond to the following:
How might your practicum experience include opportunities to advocate for population health?
Describe one health policy that exists, or is needed, within an organization or community to support the specific health needs of your target population. How does / would this policy reduce disparity and optimize health outcomes?
What factors influence this policy?
Explain two strategies that can be used by the advanced practice nurse to influence policymaking surrounding the needs of the target population, and provide your rationale.