Introduce the policy/advocacy topic for this activity and provide a description of the importance of the issue to health care, nursing and public policy.

Introduce the policy/advocacy topic for this activity and provide a description of the importance of the issue to health care, nursing and public policy.

Introduce the policy/advocacy topic for this activity and provide a description of the importance of the issue to health care, nursing and public policy.  

Students will be expected to attend one of the following advocacy activities before the end of the semester (this is mandatory – no exceptions). Students must write up a 2 page summary of this experience, discussing the goals of the advocacy activity, policy issues discussed, further actions if applicable, your future plans for advocacy (refer to Rubric p.11).

The write up should follow the following format:
I.) Introduce the policy/advocacy topic for this activity and provide a description of the importance of the issue to health care, nursing and public policy.
II.) Describe the issues discussed at the activity and controversies, debates, presentations, etc. that occurred at the activity.
III.) Discuss your experiences of this activity including what you knew about this issue/topic prior to the activity, what you learned from participating in this activity and what you can do to impact policy related to this issue.

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