APNs as Healthcare Policy Leaders

Explanation of how healthcare policy can impact the advanced practice nurse professionExplanation of why advocacy is considered an essential component of the advance practice nurse’s roleDiscuss the four pillars of Transformational leadership and the effect it may have on influencing policy changeA scholarly resource must be used for EACH discussion question each week.DISCUSSION CONTENTCategoryPoints%DescriptionExplanation of how healthcare policy can impact the advanced practice nurse profession2525%Research healthcare policy for APNs on a state and national level and the impact on the APN professionExplanation of why advocacy is considered an essential component of the advance practice nurse’s role2525%Describe advocacy in healthcare terminology.Discuss how advocacy is an essential role of the APN and the impact on patient care.Discuss the four pillars of Transformational leadership and the effect it may have on influencing policy change2525%Define Transformational leadership.Discuss how Transformational Leadership may have an effect on influencing policy changeTotal CONTENT Points= 75 pts