How does the master’s-prepared nurse fill gaps or needs in health care with the implementation of the Affordable Care Act?
As you continue to consider the various roles of the master’s-prepared nurse, you also need to consider how health care is changing and the effect it has on your role as a nurse. Keeping in mind the American Nurses Association (ANA) standards and the Institute of Medicine (IOM) report on the future of nursing, your role as a nurse is becoming even more essential as the Affordable Care Act (ACA) continues to be implemented. How does the master’s-prepared nurse fill gaps or needs in health care with the implementation of the Affordable Care Act? Complete the following for this assignment:Consider the specific role that you are currently in or are anticipating being in, and describe how this role will specifically fill the needs to implement the ACA. Discuss 2 specific aspects of the ACA and how those aspects affect nursing and the master’s-prepared nurse. What role do regulating agencies (ANA, state boards of nursing, etc.) have in implementing health care in your area or community? How does the IOM report support the ACA? Use at least 4 scholarly articles to support your paper.