Do you believe that nurses have an obligation to be politically active

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Do you believe that nurses have an obligation to be politically active

Firstly, introduce your specific Personal Philosophy of Nursing.  This should be one to three paragraphs.

Secondly, select one of the following topics:

Thirdly, do you believe that nurses have an obligation to be politically active?  Why or why not?  Provide examples from the nursing literature regarding how nurses have demonstrated their political influence on health care related issues.  How does your personal philosophy of nursing support or refute political action?

Fourthly, reflect upon a past or present nursing leader.  What characteristics and style of leadership did (or does) the individual demonstrate?  Support your answer with information from the nursing literature. Did this leadership style promote or deter the individual’s goals and aspirations?  Consider the influence this leader has had on your practice and personal philosophy of nursing.

Additionally, how do your values, beliefs, and life experiences influence your ability to participate as a member of an interprofessional team?    Investigate the impact of interprofessional teams on health care, as presented in the nursing literature. Consider how other health care professionals have assisted you in providing better outcomes for your patients.  How has your personal philosophy of nursing been shaped through these experiences?

Academic Paper Guidelines:

Paper length: 4 pages, not including Title and Reference pages, which must also be included.
APA format.
Times New Roman, font size 12, double spaced.
Using nursing and also related databases, locate and organize information from a variety of sources to support your discussion of the selected topic. Subsequently, carefully consider the accuracy and credibility of the sources as you answer each of the questions, supported by citations and references.
Include a minimum of 3 scholarly journal articles and also your textbook in the discussion of your selected topic. These must be cited in the body of your paper and on the Reference page.
Journal articles should be current (2015 – 2020, except for seminal publications) and appropriate.