An understanding of health systems and policy is essential to nursing. A breadth of knowledge affects the nursing profession at all levels of practice including across the various health care settings and among the specialties. Therefore, develop a 12-15 slide PowerPoint presentation that addresses a topic in health care law. State the origin(s) of the law: Title (1 slide) When did the law originate? (1 slide) Why did the law come to be? (2-4 slides) Name the supporters. (1-2 slides) Describe the initial issues faced with attempting to get the law heard or passed. (3-5 slides) Name the critics and state why they were not in support of the law, if applicable. (4-6 slides) How does this law or policy impact or influence nursing practice? (1-3 slides) References (1 slide) Evaluate how the law could improve the nursing practice and/or how the law could be improved for the nursing practice. Research data and select at least three (3) sources to cite. Compile the data and include in the class presentation.
Some of the important health policies set by congress include medicare policy ,Nurses can bring a needed perspective to this process and help decision makers develop and implement policies that truly benefit the public,The patient protection and Affordable act,HIPAA and federal funding for health care research. Through policy work nurse can and should influence practice standards and process to assure qualityy of care,policies also impact resource allocation to support delivery of health care.The nurses who influence policy help shape the care that will be provided today and tomarrow.
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