How a Bill Becomes a Law

Choose one legislator on the state (NYS if possible) or federal level who is also a nurse, and discuss the importance of their role as advocate for improving health care delivery. What specific bill(s) have they sponsored or supported that has/have influenced health care? Electronic Resource

1. Political Advocacy, Anyone?
Read “Political Advocacy, Anyone?” located on The American Nurse website. http://www.theamericannurse.org/index.php/2011/06/01/polifical-advocacy-anyone/

2. How a Bill Becomes a Law
Interact with “How a Bill Becomes a Law.” http://lc.gcumedia.com/zwebassets/courseMaterialPages/nrs440v_how-a-bill-becomes-a-law-v2.1.php
Website 1. American Nurses Association
Explore the American Nurses Association website. http://www.nursingworld.org/
2. American Association of Retired Persons
Explore American Association of Retired Persons website. http://www.aarp.org/research/

3. American Health Care Association
Explore the American Health Care Association website. http://www.ahca.org/

4. Nurses Currently Serving in Congress
Explore the “Nurses Currently Serving in Congress” page located on the American Nurses Association website. Refer back to this page as a reference for Topic 4 DQ 1. http:Thvww.nursingworld.org/MainMenuCategories/Policy-Advocacy/Federal/Nurses-in-Congress

5. The Forum of State Nursing Workforce Centers
Explore The Forum of State Nursing Workforce Centers website. http:Thvww.nursingworkforcecenters.org/

6. Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Explore the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid website http:Thvww.cms.gov/

 

7. Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality Explore the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality website. http://www.ahrq.gov/

 

8. 2011 Advocacy Issue Papers Explore “2011 Advocacy Issue Papers,” located on the American Hospital Association website. http:Thvww.aha.org/advocacy-issues/index.shtml?id=p1

 

 

 

 

 

 

Sample Solution

ACED ESSAYS