Factors leading to creation of the Affordable Care Act are reviewed prior to a discussion of the implications of the Affordable Care Act. Concepts related to population health, health care costs in the last six months of life, new delivery systems and roles for nurses, and interprofessional collaborative practice are also discussed.
Contact hours available until 3/16/2016.
Requirements for Successful Completion: Complete the learning activity in its entirety and complete the online CNE evaluation.
Faculty, Planners and Authors Conflict of Interest Disclosure: Speaker(s) have no disclosures to declare.
Commercial Support and Sponsorship: No commercial support or sponsorship declared.
Accreditation Statement: Society of Urologic Nurses and Associates is accredited as a provider of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation.
SUNA is a provider approved by the California Board of Registered Nursing, provider number, CEP 5556.
Review comparative analysis of health systems statistics from the Commonwealth Fund, Medicare costs associated with health care especially at the end of life and other factors that led to the Affordable Care Act.
Discuss the role of nurses in population health and management.
Describe new models of care delivery and factors that enhance the ability of nurses to be leaders of inter professional care teams within new systems of health care delivery.