health care and policy dl msn2 1

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APA 6th edition style required

be on time

7-8 pages not including the initial and references.

References since 2014 to current.

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Policy Analysis Paper”

Policy Analysis Paper (100 points)

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Policy Analysis Paper Guidelines

Purpose: To investigate & integrate knowledge of advanced nursing practice, scholarly inquiry, & leadership by

examining a policy at the level of clinical practice, health care systems, or public/social health policy. Students are

to submit a paper between 5-8 pages long excluding title page and reference pages. Paper must be organized

according to the guidelines below and should include all the identified sections as required. Paper must be

completed in APA format and contain current scholarly sources dated from 2014 until current.

1——Introduction 10 points

a. Generally define & describe the policy issue to be addressed.

b. Identify the purpose of analysis, the targeted level of policy (i.e.,

clinical practice, health care systems, or public/social health) &

significance of topic.

c. Identify questions the policy analysis is intended to address.

2——–Background 10 points

a. Provide details of the issue or problem, including its nature/scope,

relevant literature & history, & the context within which the issue

exists.

b. Describe existing policy addressing the issue, if any.

c. Discuss strengths & shortcomings in existing policy.

d. Identify & describe key stakeholders (individuals & groups) that

are or will be affected by the policy & why.

3————–Analysis 15 points

a. Establish/Identify alternative that will be used for selection of “best policy”

b. Evaluate each alternative & its potential impact relative to the

healthcare & patient outcomes.

c. Assess the trade-offs between alternatives.

Recommendations——–15 points

a. Based on the analysis , identify the “best” alternative to address current issue & policy situation.

b. Provide rationale for selection.

c. Describe possible strategies to implement selected alternative.

d. Identify barriers to implementation of selected alternative.

e. Describe methods to evaluate policy implementation.

Discussion—–20 points

a. Discuss analysis & recommendations relative to the original

questions identified, & the level of policy it is intended to address

(i.e., clinical practice, health care systems, or public).

b. Identify limitations of analysis.

c. Discuss implications for practice, education, research, & policymaking.

Conclusion—–15 points

a. Summarize findings & recommendations of analysis

b. Identify questions to be addressed in future studies or policy

analyses.

References——15 points

List all references cited in paper. Must be completed in APA

format.

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