formulate policy

Despite advances in health research and the implementation of the Affordable Care Act, health disparities still persist in our society.


From your readings last week about the process of heath policy and how to formulate policy, and your readings this week on disparities, and the social determinants of health address the discussion question for this week.


Remember that health policy is broader than nursing care policy alone.


  1. A. Choose one health disparity issue and discuss the significance of it while identifying what you believe to be the underlying major social determinant of health related to your issue.


  1. State one policy change you would propose to positively influence the health disparity you have identified.


The Future of Nursing II: Charting a Path to Health Equity, on YouTube.


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