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Advanced Practice Nurse in Health Care

1. What is the government's role to develop policies that affect health care?

2. Discuss the relevance of interprofessional collaboration in health promotion initiatives. What opportunities exist for collaboration in your in health care

3. Can you critique my PICO question that I have formulated for my DNP project. I believe it involves a group of patient (Cardiothoracic patients at the facility I work at). If my PICO question would focus on a population of patients, how would I rewrite it? My PICO Question is, "Will providing written educational information and teaching pre and post surgery to the cardiothoracic bypass patient help to decrease anxiety and readmission?"

4. If I had the opportunity to share my DNP project with stakeholders, how would I go about to modify my systematic review to make my project more appealing?

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The government's role in health care is to increase access of health services to a larger proportion of the population, as well as contribute to the establishment of quality care standards. These are two issues the PPACA 2010 is designed to address. In addition, an ongoing role of the government is to assure patient safety, through FDA approval of medications used to treat a variety of ailments and by establishing standards for educating health care professionals, so they can deliver effective, safe, and appropriate care. In general, the government plays a role in advocating for effective health care for every American, as well as in advocating for improved health of the population.
Advocating for improved health of the population typically involves things aside from funding for health education programs. Advocating for effective health care involves setting aside funding for further research involving the most serious health challenges, as well as developing policies to address inequities in health care and access. It is often tough to see the importance of the government's role in promoting health, when policies that support growers who ultimately contribute to high fat, high starch foods must be addressed by providing health and nutrition information for citizens at the local or state level through education and nutrition programs (Stoelker, 2013). Health experts often believe the government doesn't do a good job of promoting health when it supports programs that ...