Health Policy


Pick a State of Federal Health Policy (these can be obtained by going to the NJ State Legislative website or a federal website-you may choose either a current policy or one that has been enacted into law.

Identify the Title and bill number.

Briefly describe the policy and what its main goals are.

Who are the sponsors?

For what population or disparity is this to serve?

Identify what ethical principles are involved from your reading of the bill or legislation?

Complete a SWOT analysis (Strengths, Weaknesses, Opportunities and Threats)

Discuss what the benefits and disadvantages of the policy are.

Review the policy implications for nursing practice-use concrete examples.

What concrete measures could improve the policy?

Who supports and who opposes this policy?

Provide a summary and address the ethical issues as well as the advocacy issues for this policy.



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