Health Policy.

QUESTIONHealth Policy PaperHealth policy unfolds daily and drives clinical practice in the U.S. You will investigate current policies or legislation underway for a specific health-related issue and develop a scholarly, APA-formatted paper supported by evidence. The policy paper rubric:Introduction to population or problem (incidence, prevalence, epidemiology, cost burden, etc.)Description of how the policy is intended for a specific population, program, or organizationSpecific legislators involved in the policy development and disseminationIdentify the role of the APRN in assisting with the policy or refuting the policy – this requires the evidence to support opinion, ideas, and/or conceptsDiscuss how the policy influences clinical practice and is used to promote best outcomesExamine how the policy can be used by the interprofessional team to ensure coordinated and comprehensive care for the specific populationConclusion – summarize findingsAPA format – use of primary peer-reviewed references as much as possible

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