This is a paper that discusses the Ethical and Policy Factors in Care Coordination in the community. The paper discusses the topic with the help of a case study.
Ethical and Policy Factors in Care Coordination
Firstly, select a community organization or group that you feel would be interested in learning about ethical. Additionally, one whose policy issues that affect the coordination of care.
Secondly, create a detailed narrative script for your presentation, 4-5 pages in length. As coordinators of care, nurses must be aware of the code of ethics for nurses and health policy issues that affect the coordination of care within the context of the community. To help patients navigate the continuum of care, nurses must be proficient at interpreting and applying the code of ethics for nurses and health policy, specifically, the Affordable Care Act (ACA).
This assessment provides an opportunity for you to develop a presentation for a local community organization of your choice, which provides an overview of ethical standards and relevant policy issues that affect the coordination of care. Completing this assessment will strengthen your understanding of ethical issues and policies related to the coordination and continuum of care, and will empower you to be a stronger advocate and nursing professional.
Demonstration of Proficiency By successfully completing this assessment, you will demonstrate your proficiency in the course competencies through the following assessment scoring guide criteria:
•Competency 4: Defend decisions based on the code of ethics for nursing. ?Assess the impact of the code of ethics for nurses on the coordination and continuum of care.
•Competency 5: Explain how health care policies affect patient-centered care. ?Explain how governmental policies related to the health and/or safety of a community affect the coordination of care. ?Identify national, state, and local policy provisions that raise ethical questions or dilemmas for care coordination.
•Competency 6: Apply professional, scholarly communication strategies to lead patient-centered care.
Your nurse manager at the community care center is well connected. She frequently speaks to a variety of community organizations and groups. Also, she has noticed the good work you are doing in your new care coordination role. She also respects your speaking and presentation skills. Consequently, she thought that an opportunity to speak publicly about contemporary issues in care coordination would be beneficial for your career. Subsequently, she has suggested reaching out to a community organization or support group to gauge their interest in hearing from you. This is as a care center representative, on a topic of interest to both you and your prospective audience.
You have agreed that this is a good idea and have decided to research a community organization. Additionally, a support group might be interested in learning about ethical and policy issues related to the coordination of care. Your manager has suggested the community organizations and support groups. However, he acknowledges that the choice is yours.
•Local religious groups.
•Local community organizations (Rotary Club or Kiwanis Club).
To prepare for this assessment, you may wish to: •Research your selected community organization or support group.
•Review the Code of Ethics for Nurses With Interpretive Statements and associated health policy issues, specifically, the ACA.
•Review the assessment instructions and scoring guide to ensure you understand the work you will be asked to complete.