Assignment 3: Current Trend and Topics for Nurses
Evaluate the financial impacts of policies, laws, and regulations imposed by government agencies, private sector insurers, and institutions in the current healthcare environment on nursing care (including cultural, social, and diversity impacts).
You will be speaking from the perspective of the nurse’s role in addressing the issue:
Choose one federal or state organization related to health, (e.g. Medicaid, VA, food stamps, The Joint Commission (JC), Centers for Medicare and Medicaid (CMS), and Healthcare Facilities Accreditation Program (HFAP). You may choose something outside of these as well.
Clearly identify a policy, law or regulation imposed by the government or agency
Discuss the impact on nursing care (positive or negative)
After researching the issue, what have you identified as a potential solution to this issue?
Design an implementation strategy for your proposed solution. For example, what legislation should be passed/ is being proposed to address this? This can be on at the institutional level, the local level, the regional/state level, or at the national level
Identify at least 3 primary obstacles in implementing your proposed strategy to address the issue
How would you measure the success of your implementation strategy?
This scholarly paper should include:
This is a formal assignment; APA format is a mandatory paper
The format should be no longer than 3 pages (not incl. title page, reference list), APA 7th Ed. formatted
Include at least three scholarly sources from peer-reviewed journals, no older than 3 yrs old.
Prepare a reference list of all resources and websites used in your research using APA 7th guidelines
No abstract needed
Limit of 1 direct quotation with no more than 18 words
Use headings/subtitles to organize your content
Impact on Nursing