What advocacy actions might you take to improve health care through legislation at the state or federal level?

State & Federal Advocacy

What advocacy actions might you take to improve health care through legislation at the state or federal level?

Submission Instructions:

Your initial post should be at least 500 words, formatted and cited in current APA style with support from at least 2 academic sources. Your initial post is worth 8 points.

 Module 5: Lecture Materials & Resources

              Policies & Politics in the Government

Read and watch the lecture resources & materials below early in the week to help you respond to the discussion questions and to complete your assignment(s).

(Note: The citations below are provided for your research convenience. Students should always cross reference the current APA guide for correct styling of citations and references in their academic work.)

Read

Mason, D. J., Gardner, B. D., Outlaw, H. F., & O’Grady, T. E. (2016). Policy and Politics: In Nursing and Health Care. (7th ed.). St. Louis, MO: Saunders. ISBN: 978-0-323-24144-1
Chapters 40, 41, and 43

Online Materials & Resources

Visit the CINAHL Complete under the A-to-Z Databases on the University Library’s, locate and read the article(s) below:

West, C. (2015). How a (Medicare) Bill Becomes a Law… at Least in the U.S. Congress. AARC Times, 39(2), 12-14.

Gamble, J. L., Hurley, B. J., Schultz, P. A., Jaglom, W. S., Krishnan, N., & Harris, M. (2013). Climate Change and Older Americans: State of the Science. Environmental Health Perspectives, 121(1), 15-22. doi:10.1289/ehp.1205223

Explore/View the website(s) below:

Official Guide to Government Information and Services | USAGov. (n.d.). Retrieved from http://www.usa.gov (Links to an external site.) 

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