Nurses have considerable influence in impacting the health of society. This influence can be described as health policy. Health policies can be formed in any branch of the government.
In this assignment, you will examine the health policy process and the role of nurses in politics.
Consider the health policy process described in your textbook as related to the following political and health issue.
In a maximum of 300 words, post your response to the following case:
Access to healthcare for undocumented immigrants is a concern for nurses.
- Discuss the political and ethical issues that must be considered from a health policy perspective.
- Describe how you would handle this situation in your professional practice, including rationale for your response.
Consider sharing your own experiences and interpretation of the research needs with their chosen cultural groups. Support your findings with examples and scholarly references. Apply APA standards to citation of sources.