Health Policy Advocacy

Health Policy Advocacy

s Purpose: To develop a plan describing how nurses could advocate for a state or national health policy. The paper will focus on any one of the following health issues: health promotion, illness reduction, patient safety, or work place safety. Directions: Select a specific health policy in which you are interested and is of significance to the nursing profession. The policy should focus on one of the following health issues: health promotion, illness reduction, patient safety, or work place safety. The health policy is one at the state or national level or one that a health care organization has developed. Be careful, for the purposes of this assignment, a health policy is not legislation. Write a minimum of six full pages to a maximum of eight pages of text regarding this health policy using the grading criteria below. Beyond the text, the paper should include a cover page, abstract with keywords, and reference list. Health Policy Defined: A health policy is a statement of a decision regarding a goal in health care and a plan for achieving that goal. Health Policy: Optimizing Outcomes for Women with Substance Use Disorders in Pregnancy and the Postpartum Period https://cdn.ymaws.com/www.awhonn.org/resource/resmgr/pdfs/positionstatements/Position_Statement_-_Optimiz.pdf