Initial discussion response should be 300 words. Response posts must demonstrate topic knowledge and scholarly engagement with peers. This is not the only criteria utilized for evaluation; substantive content is imperative. All questions in the topic must be addressed. Please proofread your response carefully for grammar and spelling. Do not upload any attachments. All responses need to be supported by a minimum of one scholarly resource. Journals and websites must be cited appropriately. In -text Citation and reference must adhere to APA format (6th Ed.).
Select ONE of the questions listed below and create a substantive initial post. Please post the question number you chose in the title of your post. (i.e. Question 2 Health Policy)
- In the AANP (2012) Health policy brief: Nurse practitioners and primary care: “advocates say changes in federal and state laws are needed to remove barriers to the provision of primary care by nurse practitioners. By contrast, some physician groups are opposed” (p. 3). What are the professional implications of this statement? What are the practice requirements in Florida? Why is it important for advanced practice nurses to remain aware of and engage in health policy?
- How does health promotion integrate within the Affordable Care Act? What opportunities and challenges do you anticipate related to this integration?