1st part (400 words)
Discuss your experiences/research with the policy making process as it is related to healthcare. What are your concerns for patient care? Who are the stakeholders and why?
2nd part (400 words)
What does Advocacy mean to you? How have you advocated for a patient, including steps that you took, levels of management that you interacted with, and outcome?
Describe how you plan to advocate for your patients. Include relevant policies and stakeholders. Given the opportunity, what organization would you develop to advocate for the public and why? Some examples are American Cancer Society or the American Lung Association.
Assignment Description: This assignment will be at least 1500 words or more
This week you will reflect upon the Affordable Care Act and Patient Advocacy to answer the following questions:
Assignment Expectations: How will students be successful?