Discussion 2.1: Involvement in Policy and Politics
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Day 3 and Day 6
Create a five-minute video in Zoom or Kaltura (see below for what to include in the video) and
ensure that your volume is turned up on your computer when recording. Upload your video into
Kaltura. Refer to Zoom or Kaltura instructions for more information; set security access to public
rather than private for your peers and faculty to be able to review.
Submit your initial post with your Kaltura video embedded
by the end of
(if you used a
script or slides, please include them as well). Then, by the end of
, respond to at
of your classmates' videos. Respond to peer videos using appropriate
evidence/references to support your assertions; be clear, concise, and use APA format/grammar.
In your video:
Introduce yourself and what state you live in.
Select two (or more) presidential candidates and discuss their positions on nursing and
health care issues.
Select one legislator from your state who has supported healthcare legislation at the
federal, state, or local level. Name the legislator, the healthcare legislation/bill they
sponsored, and the committee that reviewed the healthcare legislation/bill (such as the
Special Standing Committee on Professional Registration and Licensing, outdated scope of
Identify three key speaking points to start a conversation with your legislator or
representative on a healthcare issue of your choosing, identify:
Background on the topic using statistics
Relevance of this healthcare issue to the legislators constituents in his/her district
The role the APRN or nurse leader and this healthcare issue
Identify needed policy changes to improve outcomes
Identify whether your state has a Regional Action Coalition (RAC) to implement the
recommendations of The Future of Nursing and discuss one area of focus of RAC, such as
education or diversity. If there is no RAC in your state, discuss who or how The Future of
Nursing recommendations should be or are being implemented.