Leadership to Effect Policy Change

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Essay #: 070471
Total text length is 18,360 characters (approximately 12.7 pages).

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Leadership to Effect Policy Change
There is a need for advanced practice nurses (APN) to participate in policy changes in the healthcare environment because of the changing environment of their practice. APNs are clinicians, researchers, patient advocates and nurse leaders whose work provides them with opportunities to recognize areas of deficiency in the healthcare system that can be improved through policy change. Policy changes in the healthcare system can be implemented effectively by recognizing the key stakeholders involved and engaging them in a collaborative effort to address the issues. Collaboration of the different healthcare professionals is important in effective policy change. A multi-disciplinary approach is important...
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