Running head: PROFESSIONAL LEGISLATURE
1. Professional barriers to being involved with the legislative process
Yes. There are professional barriers to being involved with the legislative processes,
especially from individuals who do not share in the same viewpoints and values. The
legislative process involves coming up with policies meant to guide the day to day
functioning of the profession. As a result, the process can often be coupled with
disagreements as they get overly argumentative. Not all members involved in policymaking
are generally willing to compromise on particular issues. Some members can be too
controlling and closed-minded at the same time, hindering progress in policymaking. As a
result of these negative behaviors, the creation of nursing policies related to technology,
funding, and patient care has, in the past, proven to be an uphill task when not well
coordinated (Porter-O'Grady & Malloch, 2016).
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