Week 13 Psychiatric Mental-Health Nurse Practitioner Assignment: Professional Advocacy

Considering everything that you have learned in this course, submit a letter that you have written to your *Pennsylvania (PA)* state senator or representative to advocate for a professional issue that is relevant to your state of practice as a Psychiatric Mental-Health Nurse Practitioner. First locate PA’s U. S. senators, U.S. representative, and state legislator using the search links below. Using the information from the last module on the issues identified by your state professional organization advocacy team, write a letter to one of your members of the U.S. Congress and your state legislator.

 

In these letters identify:

 

  • the issue
  • why it is an issue
  • how it affects patient care and outcomes
  • how it restricts practice
  • a suggestion for removing such barriers
  •  
  • Use information learned from this class as well as the information provided to you in this week’s two reading assignment from *Buppert and Joel* (chapters are listed below). Submit your draft letters for this assignment. Your faculty will provide feedback, so that you can strengthen the letters prior to mailing. 
  •  
  • – Find your U.S. Senators

https://www.senate.gov/senators/senators-contact.htm

 

https://ziplook.house.gov/htbin/findrep_house

 

https://www.congress.gov/state-legislature-websites

 

Reading assignment for week 13

 

  • 1) Buppert, C. (2018). Nurse practitioner’s business practice and legal guide (6th ed.). Jones and Bartlett Publishers.
  •      – Chapter 17: Strategies for Nurse Practitioners
  •  
  • 2) Joel, L. A. (2018). Advanced practice nursing: Essentials for role development (4th ed). F.A. Davis Company.
  •      – Chapter 1: Advanced Practice Nursing: Doing What Has to Be Done
  •      – Chapter 4: Educational Preparation of Advanced Practice Nurses: Looking to the Future
  •      – Chapter 10: Public Policy and the Advanced Practice Registered Nurse

 

*One source of content for the letter should come from a peer reviewed article no later than three years old.*

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Week 13 Psychiatric Mental-Health Nurse Practitioner Assignment: Professional Advocacy

Considering everything that you have learned in this course, submit a letter that you have written to your *Pennsylvania (PA)* state senator or representative to advocate for a professional issue that is relevant to your state of practice as a Psychiatric Mental-Health Nurse Practitioner. First locate PA’s U. S. senators, U.S. representative, and state legislator using the search links below. Using the information from the last module on the issues identified by your state professional organization advocacy team, write a letter to one of your members of the U.S. Congress and your state legislator.

 

In these letters identify:

 

  • the issue
  • why it is an issue
  • how it affects patient care and outcomes
  • how it restricts practice
  • a suggestion for removing such barriers
  •  
  • Use information learned from this class as well as the information provided to you in this week’s two reading assignment from *Buppert and Joel* (chapters are listed below). Submit your draft letters for this assignment. Your faculty will provide feedback, so that you can strengthen the letters prior to mailing. 
  •  
  • – Find your U.S. Senators

https://www.senate.gov/senators/senators-contact.htm

 

https://ziplook.house.gov/htbin/findrep_house

 

https://www.congress.gov/state-legislature-websites

 

Reading assignment for week 13

 

  • 1) Buppert, C. (2018). Nurse practitioner’s business practice and legal guide (6th ed.). Jones and Bartlett Publishers.
    •      – Chapter 12: Lawmaking and Health Policy
  •      – Chapter 17: Strategies for Nurse Practitioners
  •  
  • 2) Joel, L. A. (2018). Advanced practice nursing: Essentials for role development (4th ed). F.A. Davis Company.
  •      – Chapter 1: Advanced Practice Nursing: Doing What Has to Be Done
  •      – Chapter 4: Educational Preparation of Advanced Practice Nurses: Looking to the Future
  •      – Chapter 10: Public Policy and the Advanced Practice Registered Nurse

 

*One source of content for the letter should come from a peer reviewed article no later than three years old.*

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