Nurse Advocates Herzing
Based on your experiences and readings, analyze the roles, empowerment of patients, and values needed to be an effective nurse advocate and policy player.
Discuss the APN role as a change agent.
Provide an example of a time that you have acted as an advocate or a situation that you are familiar with that involved an APN acting as an advocate.
Additionally, address how the APN role is implemented at an organizations, state, and national level.
The text discusses the limited evidence base for the credibility of advocacy, in your opinion does it work?
Why or why not? Support your thoughts with evidence.
Estimated time to complete: 3 hours
Discussion Peer/Participation Prompt
Please respond to at least 2 of your peer’s posts. To ensure that your responses are substantive, use at least two of these prompts:
Do you agree with your peers’ assessment?
Take an opposing view to a peer and present a logical argument supporting an alternate opinion.
Share your thoughts on how you support their opinion and explain why.
Present new references that support your opinions.
Please be sure to validate your opinions and ideas with citations and references in APA format.