Health Policy Briefs provide succinct overviews of health policy topics. The intended audience is policymakers, journalists, and others concerned about improving health care in the United States. The briefs explore arguments made on various sides of a policy proposal. They provide guidance on available research behind each perspective. Health policy briefs are created by experts in the field through funding from public and private grants.
Select one policy brief from the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation website https://www.rwjf.org/en/library/collections/health-affairs-briefs.html
In your role as an advanced practice nurse, how would you advocate for or against the policy implementation?
In your paper you may take the position either for or against the policy proposal, or both.
Page length: 3-4 pages exclusive of cover page and references.
Support your paper with a minimum of three scholarly references.
To view the Grading Rubric for this Assignment, please visit the Grading Rubrics section of the Course Resources.
Before finalizing your work, you should:
- be sure to read the Assignment description carefully (as displayed above);
- consult the Grading Rubric (under the Course Resources) to make sure you have included everything necessary;
- utilize spelling and grammar check to minimize errors; and
- review APA formatting and citation information found in the Writing Center, online, or elsewhere in the course.
Your writing Assignment should:
- follow the conventions of Standard English (correct grammar, punctuation, etc.)
- be well ordered, logical, and unified, as well as original and insightful;
- display superior content, organization, style, and mechanics; and
- use APA 6th edition formatting and citation style.
PLEASE FOLLOW THE ASSIGNMENT RUBRIC AND MAKE SURE ALL REQUIREMENT DONE COMPLETELY AND CLEAR. AVOID USING NON_ACADEMIC WORD> PROOF READING THE ASSIGNMENT
|Unit 10 Assignment Rubric||Total available points =||120|
|Content Rubric||Introductory – Not submitted or largely incomplete. Work may indicate very little if any comprehension of content.||Emergent – Work shows some comprehension but errors indicating miscomprehension may be present.||Practiced – Work indicates overall progress toward comprehension. Minor errors may present.||Proficient/Mastered – Work is complete and indicates full comprehension of content.||Score||Weight||Final Score|
|0 – 1.9||2 – 2.9||3 – 3.9||4|
|Introduced an overview of a healthcare system practice guideline, preferably where you work or have worked.||Did not introduce an overview of a healthcare system practice guideline, preferably where you work or have worked.||Introduced an overview of a healthcare system practice guideline, preferably where you work or have worked.||4||25%||1.00|
|Discussed how different professionals in the healthcare system (Nurses, Pharmacists, Technicians, Nurse Educators, CFO, etc.) are held to this guideline.||Did not discuss how different professionals in the healthcare system (Nurses, Pharmacists, Technicians, Nurse Educators, CFO, etc.) are held to this guideline.||Briefly discussed how different professionals in the healthcare system (Nurses, Pharmacists, Technicians, Nurse Educators, CFO, etc.) are held to this guideline.||Adequately discussed how different professionals in the healthcare system (Nurses, Pharmacists, Technicians, Nurse Educators, CFO, etc.) are held to this guideline.||Thoroughly discussed how different professionals in the healthcare system (Nurses, Pharmacists, Technicians, Nurse Educators, CFO, etc.) are held to this guideline.||4||25%||1.00|
|Determined the level of evidence for the guideline||Did not determined the level of evidence for the guideline||Determined the level of evidence for the guideline||4||25%||1.00|
|Addressed how the guideline is followed in the healthcare system||Did not addresse how the guideline is followed in the healthcare system||Briefly addressed how the guideline is followed in the healthcare system||Adequately addressed how the guideline is followed in the healthcare system||Thoroughly addressed how the guideline is followed in the healthcare system||4||25%||1.00|
|Writing Rubric (everyone starts with 4’s = no deductions)||Introductory||Emergent||Practiced||Proficient/Mastered||Score||Weight||Final Score|
|Grammar & Punctuation||The overall meaning of the paper is difficult to understand. Sentence structure, subject verb agreement errors, missing prepositions, and missing punctuation make finding meaning difficult.||Several confusing sentences, or 1 to 2 confusing paragraphs make understanding parts of the paper difficult, but the overall paper meaning is clear. Many subject verb agreement errors, run-on sentences, etc. cause confusion.||A few confusing sentences make it difficult to understand a small portion of the paper. However, the overall meaning of a paragraph and the paper are intact. There may be a few subject verb agreement errors or some missing punctuation.||There are one or two confusing sentences, but the overall sentence and paragraph meanings are clear. There are a few minor punctuation errors such as comma splices or run-on sentences.||4||35%||1.40|
|Spelling||The many misspelled words and incorrect words choices significantly interfere with the readability.||Many typos, misspelled words, or the use of incorrect words making understanding difficult in a few places.||Some misspelled words or the misuse of words such as confusing then/than. However, intent is still clear.||A few misspelled words normally caught by spellcheckers are present but do not significantly interfere with the overall readability of the paper.||4||35%||1.40|
|Order of Ideas & Length Requirement||Paper has some good information or research, but it does not follow assignment directions and is lacking in overall organization and content.||The order of information is confusing in several places and this organization interferes with the meaning or intent of the paper. However, the paper has a generally discernible purpose and follows assignment directions overall.||The order of information is confusing in a few places and the lack of organization interferes with the meaning or intent of the paper in a minor way.||The overall order of the information is clear and contributes to the meaning of assignment. There is one paragraph or a sentence or two that are out of place or other minor organizational issues. A few sentences may be long and hard to understand. Meets length requirements.||4||20%||0.80|
|APA||There is some attempt at APA formatting and citing. There are one or more missing parts such as the cover page or references list. Citation information may be missing. Citation mistakes make authorship unclear.||This is an attempt use APA formatting and citing. There are both in-text citations and reference listings. Citation information may be missing or incorrect (i.e. Websites listed as in-text or reference citations). There is an attempt to cite all outside sources in at least one place. Authorship is generally clear.||There is an overall attempt at APA formatting and citation style. All sources appear to have some form of citation both in the text and on a reference list. There are some formatting and citation errors. Citations generally make authorship clear.||There is a strong attempt to cite all sources using APA style. Minor paper formatting errors such as a misplaced running head or margins may occur. Minor in-text citation errors such as a missing page number or a misplaced date may occur. Quotation marks and citations make authorship clear.||4||10%||0.40|