Discussion

250 words

This discussion assignment provides a forum for discussing relevant topics for this week based on the course competencies covered.

For this assignment, make sure you post your initial response to the Discussion Area by the due date assigned.

To support your work, use your course textbook readings and the South University Online Library. As in all assignments, cite your sources in your work and provide references for the citations in APA format.

Start reviewing and responding to the postings of your classmates as early in the week as possible. Respond to at least two of your classmates initial postings. Participate in the discussion by asking a question, providing a statement of clarification, providing a point of view with a rationale, challenging an aspect of the discussion, or indicating a relationship between two or more lines of reasoning in the discussion. Cite sources in your responses to other classmates. Complete your participation in this assignment by the end of the week.

Discussion Questions:1. The president and the governor are referred to as the chief administrative or executive officers of the country and state, respectively. Analyze the differences and similarities in the roles and responsibilities of the respective heads of these executive branches.

2. Advocacy and public health nursing intersect in many ways. What are some specific examples that demonstrate how public health benefited from the advocacy provided by nurses?

3. Describe how you will utilize and implement the IOM Nursing Reports from 2010 and 2016 in your role as an Advanced Practice Nurse.Submission Details:Post your initial response to the Discussion Area by Day 3. Respond to at least two posts by the end of the week, Day 7.Your initial post is due on Day 3.Your two peer responses are due no later than Day 7. The expectation is that you reply to your peers on more than 2 days before the end of the week to receive full credit.Please make sure you are using scholarly references and they should not be older than 5 years. Your posts/references must be in APA format.Please follow the discussion rubric to make sure you have addressed the discussion criteria.

Text(s), Chapters and Readings TopicsWeek 1From the textbook Policy and Politics for Nurses and Other Health Professionals: Advocacy and Action, read:

Nursing’s History of Advocacy and ActionPolicy and Politics ExplainedPhysicians: From Solo Practitioners to Team LeadersNurses: Leading Change to Improve Health and Health CareFrom the textbook Population Health: Creating a Culture of Wellness, read:

Policy and AdvocacyClick here to access your textbook, Publication Manual of the American Psychological Association.