MSN-FP6026 Assessment 3 Guiding Questions MSN-FP6026 Assessment 3 Guiding Questions Guiding Questions

MSN-FP6026 Assessment 3 Guiding Questions
MSN-FP6026 Assessment 3 Guiding Questions
Guiding Questions
Letter to the Editor: Population Health Policy Advocacy
This document is designed to give you questions to consider and additional guidance to help you successfully complete the Letter to the Editor: Population Health Policy Advocacy assessment. You may find it useful to use this document as a pre-writing exercise or as a final check to ensure that you have sufficiently addressed all the grading criteria for this assessment. This document is a resource to help you complete the assessment. Do not turn in this document as your assessment submission.
Evaluate the current state of the quality of care and outcomes for a specific issue in a target population.
Based on the data that you used to identify your chosen issue in Assessment 1, what is the current state of the quality of care and outcomes?
To what degree does the current state of the quality of care and outcomes need to be improved?
How does the current performance compare to any relevant benchmarks?
How does the current performance adversely impact the health of the target population?
Analyze how the current state of the quality of care and outcomes for a specific issue in a target population necessitates health policy development and advocacy.
How does the current state of the quality of care and outcomes related to your chosen issue and target population illustrate the need for improvements?
Why do you consider policy development and advocacy necessary?
How will developing a health policy help to improve the quality of care and outcomes related to your chosen issue and target population?
Why is advocating for health policy development necessary to drive improvements?
Justify why a developed policy will be vital in improving the quality of care and outcomes for a specific issue in a target population.
Why will your proposed policy (from Assessment 2) be vital in improving the quality of care and outcomes related to your chosen issue and target population?
How will your proposed policy help drive improvements?
What evidence or best-practices supports this? How does the evidence provide support?
Advocate for policy development in other care settings with regard to a specific issue in a target population.
Why is it important that policy development focused on your chosen issue and target population take place in care environments and settings beyond that for which you proposed the policy?
How will wider development of policies help to drive improvements related to your chosen issue and target population?
Ideally, what is the end result of wider policy development and implementation?
Analyze the ways in which interprofessional aspects of a developed policy will support efficient and effective achievement of desired outcomes for the target population. 
What are the relevant interprofessional aspects of your policy?
How will these interprofessional aspects support efficient achievement of your desired outcomes for your target population?
How will these interprofessional aspects support effective achievement of your desired outcomes for your target population?
Communicate in a professional and persuasive manner, writing content clearly and logically with correct use of grammar, punctuation, and spelling.
Is your writing clear and professional?
Is your writing free from errors?
Is your writing persuasive?
Does your submission conform to the format and length requirements of your chosen journal?
Integrate relevant sources to support assertions, correctly formatting citations and references.
Did you use 3–5 sources (or the number required by your chosen journal) in your assessment?
Are the sources you used no more than five years old?
Are your sources cited in APA format (or the journal’s preferred style) throughout your letter?
Have you included an attached reference list?
Did you follow the formatting guidelines of your chosen journal?
Did you attach the submission and formatting guidelines for your chosen journal at the end of your assessment submission?
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