Prevention and Control of Communicable Diseases Among School Children

 

Prevention and Control of Communicable Diseases Among School Children
YOUR POLICY PRIORITY ISSUE GUIDELINES AND GRADING RUBRIC
PURPOSE
The purpose of this assignment is to: a) identify and reflect upon key concepts related to your planning a policymaker call b) provide empirical

evidence to support new insights gained regarding your healthcare policy issue and the policymaking process, and c) present ideas in a clear, succinct,

and scholarly manner.
COURSE OUTCOMES
This assignment enables the student to meet the following course outcomes:

(CO#1) Analyze application of theories to the development of policies that affect nursing and health care. (PO 9, 10)
(CO#3) Communicate with policymakers to advocate for effective policies that affect nurses and nursing, consumers, or the health care system. (PO 2, 3,

10)
(CO#4) Analyze the historical, ethical, and political contexts of healthcare policy and the consequences of policy implementation. (PO 6, 10)
(CO#6) Investigate the interrelationship between policy decisions and evidence-based practice. (PO4, 7, 10)

TOTAL POINTS: 175 points
REQUIREMENTS
Assignment Criteria for Presentation:
1. Provide an introduction to your healthcare policy-priorityissue and the title or name of your legislator.
2. Articulate key points under each of the Formulating a Healthcare Policy Ungraded Worksheet #1 sections.
3. Provide an analysis 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 summarizingthe content.
6. The paper will be a minimum of 4 pages and a maximum offive pages in length,in APA format 6th edition,excluding the title and reference page.
PREPARING THE PAPER
After completing Formulating a Healthcare Policy Ungraded Worksheet #1, address all areas on the worksheet in the body of a scholarly paper. Include a

minimum of five (5) classic or current references published within the past 5 years.

Category Points % Description
Introduction and Conclusion 35 20 Introduction clearly introduces your healthcare policy- priority issue and the title or name of your

designated legislator.
Concluding statements summarizing content.
Key Points 40 23 Identification of all key points of your healthcare policy-priority issue (review sections of Healthcare Policy

Ungraded Worksheet) are clearly analyzed and fully articulated.
Empirical Evidence 40 23 Provide an analysis of empirical evidence thatsupports your chosen healthcare policy issue and analysis.
Impact and Importance to Nursing 35 20 Demonstrate the importance and impact of the chosen healthcare policy issue to nursing.
APA Format 10 6 Text, title page, and references are consistent with APA format.
Writing Quality 15 8 Rules of grammar, word usage, sentence, and paragraph format and punctuation.
Total 175 100
A quality assignment will meet or exceed all of the above requirements.

 

 

GRADING RUBRIC
Assignment Criteria Exceptional
(100%)
Outstanding or highest level of performance Exceeds
(88%)
Very good or high level of performance Meets
(80%)
Competent or satisfactory level of performance Needs Improvement
(38%)
Poor or failing level of performance Developing
(0)
Unsatisfactory level of performance
ContentPossible Points = 150 Points
Introduction clearly introduces your healthcare policy-priority issue. Concluding statements summarizing content are present. 35 Points 31

Points 28 Points 13 Points 0 Points
Introduction clearly introduces your healthcare policy-priority issue and the title or name of your designated legislator. Concluding

statements summarizing content are present, clear, and well written. Introduction introduces your healthcare policy-priority issue and the name or

title of your designated legislator. Concluding statements summarizing content are present. Minor clarity or detail issues. Introduction and

conclusion are included; could include more details such as a specific healthcare policy-priority issue that a legislator could act upon or the name or

title of the legislator; clarity or improvement of format. Lacking introduction or conclusion. No attempt made at introduction or conclusion.
Identification of all key points of your healthcare policy-priority issue are clearly analyzed and fully articulated. 40 Points 35 Points

32 Points 15 Points 0 Points
Key points are well described, and analysis is fully articulated. Key points are described with some lack of clarity, and/or analysis is

lacking detail or clarity. Key points are not well described, and/or analysis is lacking detail or clarity. Key points or analysis is

missing. Key points and analysis is missing.
Empirical evidence supporting your healthcare policy-priority issue is clearly analyzed. 40 Points 35 Points 32 Points 15

Points 0 Points
Empirical evidence supporting your healthcare policy- priority issue is clearly analyzed in a comprehensive and accurate manner.

Empirical evidence supporting your healthcare policy- priority issue is analyzed but lacking clarity or not substantive. Empirical evidence

supporting your healthcare policy- priority issue is noted but not analyzed. Empirical evidence supporting your healthcare policy priority issue is

lacking. No attempt made at providing empirical evidence.
Your healthcare policy- priority issue clearly demonstrates the impact and or importance of your issue to nursing or the intended impact to patient

outcomes. 35 Points 31 Points 28 Points 13 Points 0 Points
Impact to patient outcomes or nursing practice is thoroughly discussed. Impact to patient outcomes or nursing practice has rare inaccuracy.

Impact to patient outcomes or nursing practice lacks occasional important elements or specificity. Impact to patient outcomes or nursing practice

has multiple instances of inaccuracies. Impact to patient outcomes or nursing practice has multiple instances of inaccuracies and is vague.
Content Subtotal_____of 150 points
Format Possible Points = 25 Points
APA Format: Text, title page, and reference page(s) are completely consistent with APA format 6th edition. 10 Points 9 Points 8

Points 4 Points 0 Points
Paper is free from APA errors throughout. There are 1-2 APA format errors in the text, title page, and/or reference page(s) There

are 3-4 APA format errors in the text, title page, and/or reference page(s) There are 5 APA format errors in the text, title page, and/or reference

page(s) There are 6 or more APA format errors in the text, title page, and/or reference page(s)
Writing Quality: Paper is appropriate in length. References include a minimum of 5 scholarly references excluding the course text. Rules of grammar,

spelling, word usage, and punctuation are consistent with formal written work. 15 Points 13 Points 12 Points 6 Points 0

Points
Paper is appropriate in length. References include more than the minimum number of scholarly references, excluding the course text. Rules of

grammar, spelling, word usage, and punctuation are consistent with formal written work. Paper is short/long in length and/or contains a minimum of

scholarly references excluding course text, or references utilized are not scholarly. Rules of grammar, spelling, word usage, and punctuation are

consistent with formal written work with1-2 exceptions. Paper is short/long in length and contains only 1 scholarly reference. Additional references

are not scholarly. Rules of grammar, spelling, word usage, and punctuation are consistent with formal written work with 3-4 exceptions. Paper is

short/long two or more pages in length and does not contain scholarly references. References utilized are not scholarly. Rules of grammar, spelling,

word usage, and punctuation are not followed with 5 errors. Paper is short/long two or more pages in length and does not contain scholarly

references. References utilized are not scholarly. Rules of grammar, spelling, word usage, and punctuation are not followed with 6 or more errors.

Format Subtotal_____of 25 points
Total Points_____of 175 points

 

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