I will be providing the topic so please don’t make up your own. My issue is on childhood obesity
and nutrition. The policy I want to implement is on a school-garden program in schools. I will be
attaching an article so you can get an idea of what I want.
1. Provide an introduction to your healthcare policy-priority issue and the title or name of your
2. Articulate key points under each of the Formulating a Healthcare Policy Ungraded Worksheet #1
3. Provide a critique of empirical evidence that supports your chosen healthcare policy-priority
issue and analysis.
4. Demonstrate the importance and impact of the chosen healthcare policy-priority issue to nursing.
5. Provide concluding statements summarizing the content. Specific Requirements
1. Describe a public-health policy issue with which you have personal and/or professional
experience, and about which you are interested, familiar, and passionate. Why is this issue of
particular interest/importance to you and to the profession of nursing?
-My issue will be childhood obesity and nutrition.
2. What is the specific problem, including background, surrounding this issue? Is there a need for
a new law or campaign related to this issue? Is there a need for change to an existing law? Is
there need for a change in regulatory issues? What specific supportive evidence do you have for
this issue, including evidence and references? You will need to include this in your
-My recommendation is a school-garden program
3. Review thoughts regarding your chosen healthcare policy issue. It is important to analyze your
issue thoroughly. Be sure you address the following with evidence and research:
• Evaluation of options
• Recommended solutions (be very specific here; recommend a policy solution that a policymaker or
legislator can actually do something about).
4. How can you find out the current status of this issue? Is there a website (professional
organization such as the American Nurses Association or local, state, or federal government) that
provides status updates or alerts? Please describe.
5. What level(s) of government does your issue involve (local, state, federal)? What level of
government is your immediate target? Please describe.
– I will be contacting a state representative so please speak about this
. Include a minimum of five (5) classic or current references published within the past 5 years.
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