Course Outcome covered in this Assignment:
MN507-5: Evaluate the role of health policy and organizational structure on quality improvement within health care environments.
For this Assignment, you will write a position paper in which you will choose and support a policy change which reinforces the role of the nurse as a leader in ensuring access to quality health care in developed and underdeveloped countries. You should approach this assignment from the perspective of your specialty track. Information which may be helpful in selecting a proposed policy change can be found in your textbook Health Policy and Politics: A Nurse’s Guide The word count for your position paper will be 1000 to 1600 words. You must support your work with at least eight scholarly peer reviewed articles. Your paper must include the following topics:
- Current nursing issues related to globalization of healthcare
- The proposed policy change
- Agenda setting strategies (Process by which your proposal will gain attention of stakeholders and/or the public)
- A model or theory that can be used to bring about the change
- Design strategies
- Implementation strategies
- Evaluation strategies
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; and
- utilize spelling and grammar check to minimize errors.
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 formatting and citation style.