NR 506 Week 7 Discussion RN as Healthcare Policy Leader

RN as Healthcare Policy Leader


As a health policy professional leader, communicating with lay audiences is an important skill in promoting the health of the community for master prepared registered nurses. Develop a concise position statement reflecting the research findings and recommendations by experts as they relate to workplace support for breast feeding mothers, medical marijuana services in the community, genetic testing or applications of stem cell research, transgender care, abortion, end-of-life care, or a community service administered by Family Nurse Practitioners (if you pick this one be specific about the type of community service the FNP would work in or manage).


Population Based Care

Find an article that describes holistic care of a client with a chronic illness. As a leader in healthcare policy, what additional healthcare policy changes would you advocate for to improve the health of this population?