impact of health legislation

In this assignment, you will assess the impact of health legislation on nursing practice and communicate your analysis to your peers. GovTrack.us provides a list of federal health bills that are currently in process in Congressional Committees.

 

Directions

A short tutorial with tips for completing this assignment may be viewed here: Healthcare Policy (Links to an external site.)

  1. This assignment will be in the format of a PowerPoint presentation (Bullet points may be used).
  2. You are educating your peers through this presentation regarding a federal bill you believe may be of interest to nurses.
  3. Go to https://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/subjects/health/6130 (Links to an external site.)
  4. Choose a health-related federal bill of interest. Read through the bill and develop a summary in your own words. Include the bill number and name.
  5. Here is a link to our U.S. legislative process (bill to law) for review, if needed.

https://www.congress.gov/legislative-process (Links to an external site.)

Tutorial: For those not familiar with the development of a PowerPoint slideshow, the following link to the Microsoft website may be helpful –

https://support.office.com/office-training-center?redirectSourcePath=%252fen-us%252farticle%252fb8f02f81-ec85-4493-a39b-4c48e6bc4bfb (Links to an external site.)

Include the following information in your presentation

  • Title slide (Your name, NR451, session, Healthcare Policy assignment)
  • Bill name and number (indicate either H.B. or S.B.)
  • Bill summary (in your own words)
  • Address how this bill might impact professional nursing practice standards if passed? If not passed?
  • How might the bill impact your own nursing practice?
  • How might you communicate your concerns about or support for this bill based on nursing practice, standards, or patient outcomes?
  • How might this bill impact your community?
  • References slide to include the Bill source in APA format.
  • No more than 12 slides

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