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Health Policy Presentation (Assignment 2) The goal of this assignment is for you to identify a concern for your role as an advanced practice nurse and to develop a potential policy change to address that concern. There are numerous potential issues that may have an impact on your practice setting or other issues that may have a negative impact on the patients with whom you work. All of the course reading will assist you in deciding on a topic for this assignment. You can consider the issue in relation to your health promotion project. The policy you are considering could be a reaction to the health promotion issue or something larger that is still related to it. There are hundreds of potential problems, but here are a few to think about: Care for children and the elderly Civil liberties Domestic abuse Addiction to/abuse of drugs HIV/AIDS Homelessness The health of Native Americans and migrant workers Long-term care services Illegal immigration/illegal aliens Legislative concerns concerning advanced practice nursing Obstacles to practice Care is available. As you begin to work on the potential policy change, keep the following ideas and steps in mind: The problem’s definition and description An examination of the issue’s history Stakeholders Clarification statement or issue statement Possible solutions to the problem Change options and goals Changes’ risks and benefits Methodology of evaluation A suggestion or a solution Submit a Power Point presentation to the W3 Assignment 2 Dropbox by Monday, September 19, 2016. This includes the notes pages that will explain the content of each slide. Use APA format and include all of your references. Criteria for Evaluation Maximum Number of Points Determine the type of legislation, such as state, federal, scope of practice, reimbursement, loan repayment, and so on. 20 A review of the literature should include at least 3—4 peer-reviewed articles and 6—7 other outside sources. 30 Explain the current policy or health policy issue and how it affects nursing or healthcare. 10 Explain the specifics of the proposed policy or policy change. 20 Identify the individuals who would benefit from the policy change and explain where the change would be supported. 20 Describe the policy change’s impact on nursing practice and health care. 10 Provide an analysis of the policy from your perspective, as well as how it will affect your practice. 20 Employs good writing skills, proper grammar, and APA formatting throughout the paper, citations, and references. ten total: 140


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