Improving the quality of health care and in this case especially, the needs of returning veterans and their families.

The following post has two assignments namely;

1.Improving the quality of health care and in this case especially, the needs of returning veterans and their families.

Discussion: Nurses as Health Advocates
What does it take to be an effective health advocate? As a nurse, you have many opportunities to advocate for patients and populations, whether formally or informally. Being an advocate involves
more than knowing how to lobby or to whom to write letters. It requires passion and compassion, commitment and courage.

In this Discussion, you will consider the attributes of an effective advocate for population health and/or the nursing profession. You will analyze those attributes that help nurses be a powerful
force in improving the quality of health care and in this case especially, the needs of returning veterans and their families.

To prepare:

Review the article “On Being a Good Nurse: Reflections on the Past and Preparing for the Future” and “War, its aftermath, and U.S. health policy: Toward a comprehensive health program for America’s
military personnel, veterans, and their families” found in this week’s Learning Resources.
Consider the multiple health care needs of returning veterans and their families.
By Day 3
Post two types of health needs returning veterans and their families might need. How might you advocate for the needs of this population. What type of advocacy skills would you need and how could
you develop them. What responsibility does a nurse have to be an advocate? Give specific examples.

2.The potential use of the of principles, processes and tools,

Illustrate and critically evaluate , through the use of various (imagined or real) project case/scenarios, the potential use of the of principles, processes and tools, taken from the course and literature..To demonstrate how a project strategy (and its s