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Week 1: Barriers to Practice (Orig Post due Wednesday, Responses due Sunday)
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Purpose
Discuss barriers to practice as an APN in one’s state from both a state and national perspective. Research methods to influence policy change from various forms of competition, state legislative and executive branches of government and interest groups.
Activity Learning Outcomes
Through this discussion, the student will demonstrate the ability to:
Discuss the history of policy development and policy making in nursing (CO1)
Examine different types of policy and their relationships to healthcare policy (CO1)
Explain current barriers to practice for advanced practice nurses (CO2)
Discuss health policy and methods of lifting barriers to practice (CO2)
Due Date: Wednesday by 11:59pm MT of Week 1
Initial responses to the discussion topic must be posted by Wednesday 11:59pm MT. Two additional posts to peers and/or faculty are due by Sunday at 11:59pm MT. The two posts in each individual discussion must be on separate days. Posting twice on two different days meets the minimum requirement however for full credit, the student must post at least three substantive posts on three different days. The student must provide an initial post to each graded discussion topic posted by the course instructor, by Wednesday, 11:59 p.m. MT of Week 1. Subsequent posts, including essential responses to peers, must occur no later than the Sunday, 11:59 p.m. MT at the end of Week 1. Students are expected to submit assignments by the time they are due. Threaded discussions are not considered assignments and are not part of the late assignment policy.
A 10% late penalty will be imposed for discussions posted after the deadline on Wednesday of week 1 by 11:59PM MST, regardless of the number of days late. NOTHING will be accepted after 11:59pm MT on Sunday (i.e. student will receive an automatic 0). Week 8 discussion closes on Saturday at 11:59pm MT.
Total Points Possible: 100
Requirements:
Using the readings from this week as well as outside reliable resources to:
Identify and describe practice barriers for APNs in your state and discuss these barriers on a state and national level.
Identify forms of competition on the state and national level that interfere with APN’s ability to practice independently.
Identify the specific lawmakers by name at the state level (i.e., key members of the state’s legislative branch and executive branch of government)
Discuss interest groups that exist at the state and national levels that influence APN policy.
Discuss methods used to influence change in policy in forms of competition, state legislative and executive branches of government and interest groups.
A scholarly resource must be used for EACH discussion question each week.
DISCUSSION CONTENT
Category
Points
%
Description
Practice Barriers
15
15%
Provides relevant evidence of scholarly inquiry clearly stating how the evidence describes APN barriers to practice. Uses valid, relevant, and reliable outside sources to contribute to the threaded discussion.
Competition
15
15%
Provides relevant evidence of scholarly inquiry clearly stating the forms of competition to APN practice. Uses valid, relevant, and reliable outside sources to contribute to the threaded discussion.
Key Law Makers
15
15%
Provides relevant evidence of scholarly inquiry in identifying law makers at the state level. Uses valid, relevant, and reliable outside sources to contribute to the threaded discussion.
Interest Groups
15
15%
Provides relevant evidence of scholarly inquiry at identifying interest groups at the state and national level. Uses valid, relevant, and reliable outside sources to contribute to the threaded discussion.
Methods to Influence Change
15
15%
Provides relevant evidence of scholarly inquiry of methods used to influence a change to eliminate barriers.
Uses valid, relevant, and reliable outside sources to contribute to the threaded discussion.
75
75%
Total CONTENT Points= 75 pts
DISCUSSION FORMAT
Category
Points
%
Description
Interactive Dialogue
20
20%
4 Required Elements:
Responds a minimum of two other posts to peers and/or faculty in the threaded discussion;
Responses to peer/faculty are substantive (adds importance, depth, and meaningfulness to the discussion)
Responds to all direct questions from faculty (if no question asked directly, student responded to questions posed to the entire class)
Summarizes what was learned from the lesson, readings, and other student posts for the week. The summary could be included in one of the three minimum posts.
Grammar, Syntax, Spelling, & Punctuation
5
5%
Grammar, syntax, spelling, and punctuation are accurate.
25
25%
Total FORMAT Points= 25 pts
100
100%
DISCUSSION TOTAL=100 points
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Week 1: Readings
Due Jan 10, 2021 by 11:59pm Points None
Buppert, C. (2017). Nurse practitioner’s business practice & legal guide (6th ed.). Jones & Bartlett.
Chapter 12: Law Making and Health Policy
Letz, K. (2017). The NP guide: Essential knowledge for nurse practitioner practice. (3rd ed.). American College of Nurse Practitioner Faculty.
Chapter 1: The Role of the NP in the current Health Care Environment
Teitelbaum, J. B., & Wilensky, S. E. (2017). Essentials of health policy and law (3rd ed.). Jones & Bartlett Publishers.
Chapter 1: Understanding the Role of and Conceptualizing Health Policy and Law, Chapter 2: Policy and Policy Making Process
Textbooks and Resources
Required Textbooks
The following books are required for this course:
DeNisco, S.M., & Barker, A. M. (2015). Advanced practice nursing: Essential knowledge for the profession (3rd ed.). Jones & Bartlett Learning.
This textbook is available as an e-book and can be accessed from the module view.
Letz, K. L. (2016). The NP Guide: Essential Knowledge for Nurse Practitioner Practice. American College of Nurse Practitioners.
Buppert, C. (2018). Nurse practitioners business practice and legal guide. Burlington, MA: Jones & Bartlett Learning.
This textbook is available as an e-book and can be accessed from the module view.
Teitelbaum, J. B., & Wilensky, S. E. (2017). Essentials of health policy and law (3rd ed.). Jones & Bartlett Publishers.
This textbook is available as an e-book and can be accessed from the module view.
American Psychological Association. (2020). Publication manual of the American Psychological Association (7th ed.). American Psychological Association. https://doi.org/10.1037/0000165-000Links to an external site.
To the writer: please provide all doi/websites for all references. References must be between 2016-2021. Thank you

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