Describe the role of the Nurse Leader (any one of us) when uninsured or under-insured patients present for care.

WEEK 1Leaders vs. Managers (graded)Review the Huston (2010) article listed under reading assignments. Which skills described for the Nurse Leader in the year 2020 are important now? Explain your rationale and provide an example from your practice setting (or from your prelicensure program) to support it.Reference:Huston, C. (2010). What skills will the nurse leaders of 2020 need? (2010). Kai Tiaki Nursing New Zealand, 16(6), 1415.Healthcare Today (graded)Note: There are three parts to this discussion.Healthcare Reform is a term that is ever present in our practice settings and will not disappear any time soon.1) Share with the class implementation of the Affordable Care Act in your organization. (If you are not working as a nurse, think about what was happening when you were a pre-licensure student).2) How did your fellow healthcare workers react to implementation of the ACA?3) How were citizens in your community impacted?WEEK 2Healthcare Policy (graded)The implementation of the Affordable Care Act means that many more citizens now have access to healthcare. However, some still fall through the cracks. Describe the role of the Nurse Leader (any one of us) when uninsured or under-insured patients present for care.What is the policy where you work?Legal and Ethical Issues in Practice (graded)The process of delegation has been referred to as legal dynamite. Please share an example of delegation that was not appropriate. Where did it go wrong and why?Review the Huston (2010) article listed under reading assignments. Which skills described for the Nurse Leader in the year 2020 are important now? Explain your rationale and provide an example from your practice setting (or from your prelicensure program) to support it.Reference:Huston, C. (2010). What skills will the nurse leaders of 2020 need? (2010). Kai Tiaki Nursing New Zealand, 16(6), 1415.Note: There are three parts to this discussion.Healthcare Reform is a term that is ever present in our practice settings and will not disappear any time soon.1) Share with the class implementation of the Affordable Care Act in your organization. (If you are not working as a nurse, think about what was happening when you were a pre-licensure student).2) How did your fellow healthcare workers react to implementation of the ACA?3) How were citizens in your community impacted?WEEK 2The implementation of the Affordable Care Act means that many more citizens now have access to healthcare. However, some still fall through the cracks. Describe the role of the Nurse Leader (any one of us) when uninsured or under-insured patients present for care.What is the policy where you work?The process of delegation has been referred to as legal dynamite. Please share an example of delegation that was not appropriate. Where did it go wrong and why?

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