reflect upon the effects of the nursing shortage to answer the following questions: (please use a heading for each section when answering the following questions):
What steps can we take to address the nursing shortage?
Briefly define the series of events that led to the nursing shortage.
Reflect on your future role as a nurse or healthcare employee in the midst of a nursing shortage crisis.
How do you see the role of legislature contributing to safe staffing during a shortage?
1500-2000 words (6-8 pages); answers must thoroughly address the questions in a clear, concise manner
Include a title page and reference page in APA style
Two scholarly references are required; you should include the appropriate APA style in-text citations and references for all resources utilized to answer the questions
Books can use but not necessary:
Nickitas, D. M., Middaugh, D. J., & Aries, N. (2016). Policy and politics for nurses and other health professions: Advocacy and action. (2nd ed.). Sudbury, MA: Jones and Bartlett Publishers. ISBN: 978-1284053296 e-textbook: 9781284089639
Katz, M. (2014). Healthcare made easy: Answers to all of your healthcare questions under the Affordable Care Act. New York: Simon and Shuster. ISBN: 9781440580208