Nursing’s Impact on Legislation
There are many political issues of interest to nursing ranging from societal issues, to moral/values issues, to regulatory issues. The beliefs and experiences of nurses lead to diverse opinions related to many of these political issues.
In this assignment, you will examine a selected political issue and the role of nurses in politics.
Consider the political issues described in your textbook. Examine the related ethical issues and how nursing could impact legislation.
In a 3- to 4-page essay, post your response to the following case:
Select an example from your reading this module, of a political issue that is also a health issue.
Discuss the political and health concerns surrounding the selected issue.
Identify the ethical issues that policy makers should be aware of when developing legislation about the selected issue.
Discuss the impact the nursing profession could have on this issue if nurses became familiar with the issue and reached out to policy makers.
Support your findings with examples and scholarly references. Apply APA standards to citation of sources.