Sam is a CNS working in women’s health. He’s noticed that recent public policy changes in his state have severely limited the type of care he and colleagues are able to perform and how many patients have access to it.
He’s decided that instead of just complaining about the system and the recent changes, he wants to start doing something more substantial about changing the policies.
What are some ways Sam can attempt to bring about change in his organization and profession?
What are some things Sam needs to be mindful of when lobbying?
Sam begins researching ways to change his organization because he wants to stop “just complaining about it.” What are some other reasons Sam should engage in health policy issues?