1. Examine the evolving issues in the national healthcare system. 2. Explore how various emergent trends in healthcare affect nursing practice. 3. Evaluate the role of the professional nurse in developing or changing healthcare policy. 4. Differentiate between diverse ethical perspectives and develop an individual approach to bioethical problem-solving. 5. Analyze current national and global issues and trends within the context of legal and ethical nursing practice. Pick one learning objective and give specifics about how what you learned will affect your nursing practice. - What contributed most to your learning? - What would you suggest to other nurses to broaden their awareness of these issues? - What direction would you like to see the profession of nursing go in response to this objective/issue? Use the literature to back up your thoughts. Provide evidence (citations and references) to support your statements and opinions..