ETHICS 3

ETHICS 3

Differentiate the legal and professional policies influencing healthcare decisions.

Scenario

As an active Nurse member of the American Nurses Association (ANA) you are committed to engaging in activities related to health policy issues. To demonstrate your role as a client advocate you are writing a letter to a policy task force, or a legislative member or committee, pertaining to legal and professional policies associated with genetic discrimination that you have read about in the news.

Instructions

Write a sample letter to a policy task force, or a legislative member or committee, that demonstrates client advocacy pertaining to genetic discrimination and it’s correlation to legal and professional policies.

Make sure to include the following details in the letter:

  • A description/background of the genetic discrimination
    • What is the specific problem?
  • A description of the related legal policy
  • A description of the related professional policy
  • A differentiation of the levels of policy and impact variations
  • Your input that defends your advocacy for clients impacted by the discrimination

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