Week 6 Hethcare Policy & Finance discussion
Weekly Discussion: 6 (USLO 6.1)
Advocacy is considered a role that all healthcare practitioners can fill. Advocacy is important to healthcare and improving health outcomes by acting as “the voice” for clients and vulnerable populations.
· In your discussion, identify a vulnerable population and describe ways a nurse can advocate for a change to promote positive health outcomes.
· What government organizations and policies help to support advocacy in healthcare?
· What are guidelines that can be used within healthcare systems to help support advocacy?
· What is the link between healthcare advocacy and the financial outcomes of an organization?