PHN600 2023 January Week 2 Discussion (dq1+dq2) Latest
PHN600 Foundations of Public Health Nursing
Week 2 Discussion
DQ1 Evaluate a regulatory and policy-making body. Use the Quad Council of Public Health Nursing Organizations as an example. Describe a major public health issue facing nursing today and discuss ways in which you think a regulatory body ensures public health nurses are equipped to address the issue. Explain how this shapes the education requirements and professional competencies for public health nurses.
DQ2 With the future of health care in the United States and public health needs changing, how can the masters-prepared public health nurse be influential within professional organizations to drive or support change? Consider changes and challenges within the health care system, including issues of access, health disparities, and funding mechanism in your response.