NURS FPX 6026 Assessment 3 Population Health Policy Advocacy

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NURS FPX 6026 Assessment 3 Population Health Policy Advocacy

NURS FPX 6026 Assessment 3 Population Health Policy Advocacy

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Capella university

NURS-FPX 6026 Biopsychosocial Concepts for Advanced Nursing Practice 2

Prof. Name

Date

Letter to the Editor: Journal of Traumatic Stress

April, 2024

Mr. Denise Sloan

Boston, MA, USA

Dear Editor, hope this letter finds you well. I am writing this letter about new measures and programs to improve the quality of care and outcomes for adults with post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD). The current state of PTSD care for adults shows significant gaps despite available treatments like CBT and medication (Murray et al., 2022). Limited access due to stigma, financial constraints, and care disparities highlight the need for improvement. Collaborative, multidisciplinary approaches are crucial to addressing biopsychosocial needs effectively. The evaluation highlights knowledge gaps in understanding the optimal approaches for resource allocation and scalability of interventions, as well as unanswered questions regarding the long-term effectiveness of collaborative, multidisciplinary approaches in PTSD care for adults.

The current state of PTSD care for adults highlights the urgent need for health policy development and advocacy to address access barriers and care disparities. Improving access to evidence-based treatments and integrating PTSD screening into primary care settings can enhance care quality and outcomes. Advocating for policy development is crucial to drive systemic changes and foster interprofessional collaboration, ensuring comprehensive support for individuals with PTSD (Bouton et al., 2023). Further study is needed to improve policies and determine how well interprofessional collaboration works.

NURS FPX 6026 Assessment 3 Population Health Policy Advocacy

To enhance the quality of health care and its outcomes for this group, it is necessary to come up with a policy that deals with PTSD among adults. Stigmatization and financial challenges are obstacles this policy intends to overcome by advocating for evidence-based interventions, ensuring access to medical services through telehealth programs, and enlightening health workers and the general public (Jørgensen et al., 2022). Interprofessional collaboration is central to the policy’s success, ensuring holistic support for individuals and efficient resource utilization. Bouton et al. (2023) support the effectiveness of interprofessional approaches in improving outcomes for individuals with PTSD, emphasizing the importance of implementing such policies.

For a complete comprehension of PTSD, it is essential to extend policy development in care settings that were not proposed at first. This expansion allows for a broader reach and impact, ensuring that individuals with PTSD receive the necessary support and interventions regardless of the care environment they encounter. More comprehensive policy development can drive improvements by standardizing care practices across different settings promoting consistency in screening, diagnosis, and treatment protocols. A more unified and well-coordinated strategy for treating PTSD is the outcome of more comprehensive policy creation and implementation, where people receive excellent care regardless of a care setting (McLachlan et al., 2020). The challenges, such as resistance to change, resource allocation concerns, and organizational culture differences, must be addressed to facilitate effective policy development and implementation across various care settings.

NURS FPX 6026 Assessment 3 Population Health Policy Advocacy

The proposed policy for addressing PTSD in adults emphasizes interprofessional collaboration as a cornerstone for achieving efficient and effective outcomes. The interprofessional aspects applicable here include the cooperation between psychiatrists, psychologists, primary care providers, social workers, nurses, and peer support specialists. This team of many talents can evaluate together with meeting the various needs of people suffering from PTSD, thereby ensuring all-inclusive care that goes hand in hand with evidence-based practices.

Coordinated care transitions become possible through interprofessional collaboration, which helps reduce fragmentation while enhancing continuity of care, especially for individuals with complex mental health needs. Regarding the best ways to encourage interprofessional collaboration, break down professional silos, and guarantee long-lasting impact, there is some room for ambiguity or uncertainty (Skolariki et al., 2023). To solve these ambiguities and maximize the application of interprofessional approaches to PTSD care, more research is required.

Regards,

Mark

References

Bouton, C., Journeaux, M., Jourdain, M., Angibaud, M., Huon, J., & Rat, C. (2023). Interprofessional collaboration in primary care: What effect on patient health? A systematic literature review. BioMed Central Primary Care24(1). https://doi.org/10.1186/s12875-023-02189-0 

Jørgensen, S. W., Lee, K., Klausen, S. H., Petersen, E. N., & Nørgaard, B. (2022). Patients’ perspectives on telemedicine in the encounter between healthcare and patients with mental illness: A systematic review. The European Journal of Psychiatryhttps://doi.org/10.1016/j.ejpsy.2022.08.003 

McLachlan, S., Kyrimi, E., Dube, K., Hitman, G., Simmonds, J., & Fenton, N. (2020). Towards standardization of evidence-based clinical care process specifications. Health Informatics Journal26(4). https://doi.org/10.1177/1460458220906069 

NURS FPX 6026 Assessment 3 Population Health Policy Advocacy

Murray, H., Grey, N., Parkes, E. W., Kerr, A., Wild, J., Clark, D. M., & Ehlers, A. (2022). Ten misconceptions about trauma-focused CBT for PTSD. The Cognitive Behaviour Therapist15(33). https://doi.org/10.1017/s1754470x22000307 

Skolariki, K., Vrahatis, A. G., Krokidis, M. G., Exarchos, T. P., & Vlamos, P. (2023). Assessing and modelling of post-traumatic stress disorder using molecular and functional biomarkers. Biology12(8), 1050–1050. https://doi.org/10.3390/biology12081050 

Appendix I

Aspect
Guidelines

Length

Letters should typically be no more than 1000 words. Longer submissions may be considered at the editor’s discretion.

Content

Letters should address issues relevant to traumatic stress research, recent articles, or clinical implications.

Structure

Clearly state the purpose of the letter, provide concise arguments or responses, and avoid excessive jargon.

References

Any references should be kept to a minimum and must be cited accurately using APA style.

Author Information

Include the author’s full name, affiliation, and contact details (email address, phone number, etc.).

Submission Process

Submit letters via the online submission system or through email as per the journal’s instructions.

Review Process

Letters will undergo editorial review for relevance, clarity, and adherence to guidelines.

Response Time

Expect a response from the editor within a specified timeframe, typically a few weeks to a couple of months.

Editor’s Discretion

The editor reserves the right to reject or request revisions on any submitted letter.



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