In the near future, advanced practice registered nurses will be the leading providers of care coordination in various healthcare settings. In this paper, discuss how care coordination by APRNs can positively affect patient care in various clinical settings.
The paper should include the following information:
Select a health setting and describe the various ways in which an APRN could implement care coordination and care management activities in that setting.
Explain how information technology and electronic health records influence patient care and coordination.
Analyze facilitating factors as well as barriers and challenges related to the adoption of care coordination practices in healthcare settings.
Explain how APRN advocacy at the local, state, and federal levels influences legislative practices. What effect does this have on the future of advanced nursing practice in your home state?