Policy Priority Issue Guidelines
The purpose of this assignment is to: a)
identify and reflect upon key concepts related to your planning a policymaker
call b) provide empirical evidence to support new insights gained regarding
your healthcare policy issue and the policymaking process, and c) present ideas
in a clear, succinct, and scholarly manner.
This assignment enables the student to meet
the following course outcomes:
(CO#1) Analyze application of theories to the
development of policies that affect nursing and health care. (PO 9, 10)
(CO#3) Communicate with policymakers to
advocate for effective policies that affect nurses and nursing, consumers, or
the health care system. (PO 2, 3, 10)
(CO#4) Analyze the historical, ethical, and
political contexts of healthcarepolicy and
the consequences of policy implementation. (PO 6, 10)
(CO#6) Investigate the interrelationship between policy
decisions and evidence-based practice. (PO4, 7, 10)
DateSunday 11:59 p.m. MT at the end of Week 3
Points: 175 points
Criteria for Presentation:
1. Provide an introduction to your healthcare
policy-priorityissue and the title or name of your legislator.
2. Articulate key points under each of the
Formulating a Healthcare Policy Ungraded Worksheet #1 sections.
3. Provide a critique of empirical evidence
that supports your chosen healthcare policy-priority issue and analysis.
4. Demonstrate the importance and impact of
the chosen healthcare policy-priority issue to nursing.
5. Provide concluding statements
6. The paper will be a minimum of 4 pages and
a maximum offive pages in length,in APA format 6thedition,excluding the title and reference page.
completing Formulating a Healthcare Policy Ungraded Worksheet #1,
address all areas on the worksheet in the body of a scholarly paper. Include a
minimum of five (5) classic or current references published within the past 5