NP Preceptor - Health Policy

Where does policy come from? Why should nurses engage in policy? What can NPs do to expand their practices to include policy work? This course will discuss how NPs can engage as leaders and make positive changes. 

This self-paced course consists of 4 sub-modules and takes about 1 hour to complete. 

Pre-Test - Please complete the pre-test. It only takes about 3 minutes. Test results are reported as AGGREGATE DATA ONLY for us to evaluate the effectiveness of each learning module. Thank you!

Module 1: NPs and the Policy Arena - How can NPs influence health care beyond their patients, families, and communities? This module discusses NPs' role in the policy arena. 

Module 2: NP Scope of Practice and the New York Modernization Act - This sub-module discusses the most important legislation of your career -- the Nurse Practice Act. 

Module 3: Conversation with Peg O'Donnell - Peg O'Donnell is an adult and family nurse practitioner discusses her activism at the local, state, and national levels. 

Module 4: Conversation with State Representative Gale Adcock - Gale Adcock is a member of the North Carolina House of Representatives representing District 41. She is a family nurse practitioner  and in this module she discusses her career and journey as a legislator, as well as how NPs can become involved in shaping health policy.

Post-Test - Please complete the post-test. Like the pre-test, it only takes about 3 minutes and test results are reported as AGGREGATE DATA ONLY for us to evaluate the effectiveness of each learning module. Thank you!

Evaluation - Please complete this brief evaluation to receive CE credit.

Target Audience

Nurse Practitioner Preceptors

Learning Objectives

Need

Course summary
Available credit: 
  • 1.00 Contact hours
Course opens: 
11/03/2018
Course expires: 
12/31/2019
Cost:
$0.00

Susan Apold, PhD, APN-BC, FAAN, FAANP

Available Credit

  • 1.00 Contact hours

Accreditation Period

Course opens: 
11/03/2018
Course expires: 
12/31/2019

Price

Cost:
$0.00
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List of hardware/software requirements

Internet connection, Web browser, computer audio