Nursing Issue or COncern

Description

Description of the Assignment – INTRODUCTION Select a community-based, public health policy concern. PLEASE DONOT USE healthcare entities or organizational concerns occurring within a private or public healthcare facility. Scholarly evidence supporting the concern must be presented that provides a comprehensive picture of the selected healthcare concern as well as the identified solution Overview of healthcare policy: This section introduces healthcare policy. It should contain the following elements: Define healthcare policy in general and its implications for the nursing profession Define the role of advocacy and how it can impact healthcare policy Explain how the role of advocacy is consistent with the responsibilities of an advance practice nurse Identification of selected healthcare policy concern: This section provides foundational information regarding the student-selected healthcare policy concern. It should contain the following elements: Specifically identify the selected healthcare policy concern Description of the impacted population group Provide a comprehensive description of the selected healthcare concern by including: How frequently does it occur? What impact does the selected healthcare concern have upon the community and population group? Description of identified solution to the selected healthcare concern: This section presents a comprehensive picture of the student-selected solution to the selected healthcare concern. It should contain the following elements: Identify, with specific detail, the solution to the student-selected healthcare concern Identify the following areas: What would be the positive outcome if the solution was implemented? What changes would need to occur in the community to foster implementation? What changes would need to occur in the population group to foster implementation? What measurable actions will demonstrate a positive outcome if the solution was implemented? What might be 2 (two) challenges to implementing the proposed solution and how can each of these challenges be avoided or resolved? Identification of elected official: This section identifies the elected official that the student will present the selected healthcare concern and its solution to. It should contain the following elements: The name of the elected official – Darren Soto The position of the elected official – Representative for Florida’s 9th congressional district Explanation of why this individual was selected Conclusion: This section provides a comprehensive and concise review of the key elements of the assignment. Preparing the Assignment Criteria for Format and Special Instructions The paper (excluding the title page and reference page) should be at least 7 Must follow APA guidelines as found in the 6th edition. This includes the use of headings for each section of the paper except for the introduction where no heading is used. A minimum of 6 (six) appropriate research-based scholarly references must be used of which 2 may be empirical evidence from state and county website data. – (ORANGE COUNTY, FLORIDA) References are current – within a 5-year time frame