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First Steps on Becoming a Grassroots Lobbyist/Advocate for Health Care PolicyIn a Microsoft Word document of 4-5 pages formatted in APA style, you will imagine you are going to make a visit to your representative in Congress. There are two parts to this assignment.Address the following topics:Develop a one-page document that supports your position on the AHCA that you would leave with your representative or […]
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The ACA or the AHCA: Imperfect Solutions to Increasing Access to Health Care?This week’s discussion focuses on the federal government’s role in protecting the public’s health using the ACA and current efforts to “repeal and replace” the ACA. Please note that the government’s role in protecting the public’s health did not begin with the ACA. In the late 1800s, Lilian Wald brought health care to […]
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Overview:The role of the school health nurse is unique, not only as compared to other nursing roles but within itself. Understanding the overall goals of a school health program will allow the school health nurse to function in an effective way to foster healthy school communities. Health promotion in the school setting can have long lasting impact on students. Recognition of existing health problems in the […]
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Topic 2Review the four recommendations in the IOM report The Future of Nursing: Leading Change, Advancing Health and find your state’s action coalition.Discuss your state’s action coalition’s work as it aligns with these four recommendations. Is each recommendation being addressed?Based on your analysis of the website, how would you describe your state’s progress toward meeting the IOM recommendations?My state is Florida
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Healthy People 2030Topic 1: Faith-Based NursingReview Healthy People 2030. Identify objectives that are amenable to parish nurse intervention.Describe how faith communities can contribute to the accomplishment of these national health objectives and accomplish the goal of improving the health of the public.How can nurses working in the community form partnerships with parish nurses and faith communities?How would such partnerships be beneficial?
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Overview:Epidemiology is the science that looks at causes, distribution and disease control in populations. Community health nurses need to have an understanding of epidemiologic principles in order to provide quality care for whole populations. Causality, risk and rate of occurrence of a disease will have tremendous impact on prevention, response and recovery in the community.Resources:Clark, M. J. (2015). Population and community health nursing (6th ed.). Boston, MA: […]
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Nurse’s Role in Influencing the Legislative ProcessIn a Microsoft Word document of 2-3 pages formatted in APA style, you will answer three questions related to your opportunity as a nurse and an advocate. The first two questions relate to influencing a bill that is traveling through the legislative process. The third question refers you to the social determinants of health and asks you to think […]
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Using a Health Policy Model to Develop a Change in Policy to Improve the Public’s HealthIn a Microsoft Word document of 2-3 pages formatted in APA style, you will focus on the methods to develop a change in policy to improve the public’s health by using a health policy model.Suppose you want to initiate a policy of taxing sugared sodas/pop/beverages in your community. In your […]
External link to • Create a PowerPoint with the intended audience to be a community health department. • Focus on a real or fictional disaster that has or could affect your area. For example, if you live on the Florida coast you might choose potential hurricane.
Apply a model of cultural competence to personal practice beliefs. For this assignment:Reflect on the 5 constructs of Campinha-Bacote’s model of The Process of Cultural Competence in the Delivery of Healthcare Services: Cultural desire, Cultural Awareness, Cultural Knowledge, Cultural Skill, and Cultural Encounters.Your philosophy statement(s) related to culturally competent nursing care.Implementing your beliefs.Continuing your journey towards cultural competence.Submission Instructions:Your paper should be formatted per current […]
Overview:Disasters occur every day. The community health nurse has a significant role in preparedness, response and recovery when disaster strikes locally. Effective response to disaster demands the community health nurse to develop specific competencies. These include understanding the role, recognition of disaster-related health conditions, infection control post disaster, disease reporting, public education and stress management in the affected community.Resources:Clark, M. J. (2015). Population and community health […]