Legislative Worksheet (SBAR): How a Bill Becomes a Law (Other (Not Listed) Sample)
LEGISLATIVE PROPOSAL ASSIGNMENT. As you have discovered through this course, nurses are influential members of the community and the political system. Therefore, for the purposes of this assignment you will identify a problem or concern in your community, organization, etc. that has the capacity to be legislated. You will conduct research and state a proposal. Through the legislative process, your proposal for the problem or concern may influence an idea for change into a law. First, refer to the "How a Bill Becomes a Law" media. http://lc.gcumedia.com/zwebassets/courseMaterialPages/nrs440v_how-a-bill-becomes-a-law-v2.1.php Then, view the "Bill to Law Process" to watch the scenario. After viewing the scenario, refer to the "Legislative Assignment." You will need to save the document first in order to use it. Submit the assignment to the instructor. You also reserve the right to submit your completed proposal to the respective government official. However, this is optional. If you select to submit your proposal as a part of the legislative process, refer to "Find Your Representative" or research the contact information on your own. APA format is not required, but solid academic writing is expected. You are not required to submit this assignment to Turnitin. PLEASE THE FORM FOR THE ASSIGNMENT HAS BEEN ATTACHED. THREE REFERENCES REQUIRED. REFERENCES SHOULD BE WRITTEN AT THE BOTTOM OF PAPPER.source..
How a Bill Becomes a Law
SITUATION: IS THIS SOMETHING THAN CAN BE LEGISLATED?
Identify the problem/concern: Racial disparities in terms of Health care as evident in patients’ perception and number of medically insured Hispanics and Blacks as compared to Whites
State your proposal/idea. Further legislative support should be given to the efforts in reducing racial disparities in terms of health and health care in the state and in the whole country; Increasing the Blacks and Hispanics’ access to health care insurance as a way to reduce these racial disparities in Health care (Lillie-Blanton & Hoffman, 2005)
BACKGROUND: DO YOUR RESEARCH
Include studies, reports, personal experience, or anecdotal stories related to your proposal. “People of color now make up 34 percent of the U.S. population, but they account for 52 percent of the uninsured-twenty-three million of the forty-five million uninsured people in 2003” (Lillie-Blanton & Hoffman, 2005); “As the population becomes more diverse, with people of color projected to account for over half of the population in 2045, it is increasingly important to address health disparities” (Artiga, 2016). According to studies, Black women perceived the pregancy stage less optimistically as compared to Hispanic and White women. This is said to be the cause of less social and financial support (eg health care insurance) for them as compared to other races (Hagstrom & Wu, 2016)
Has there been similar legislation introduced and/or passed in other states? If so, include it. Yes, “The 2011 Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) Disparities Action Plan and the Aff...
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