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Assignment 2


Open Posted By: taniatemoor Date: 16/08/2020 Academic Level: High School Paper Type: Homework Writing

 

Choose a topic on which to develop a health policy. This topic may address a needed change in technology, health care literacy, staffing, billing, diagnosis, etc. In a 1,000-1,250-word composition, construct a health policy and analysis according to the following:

  1. Use the seven steps of policy formation to construct your health policy framework: (a) define the problem; (b) assemble the evidence of the problem or need for a policy; (c) construct alternative solutions to the problem; (d) select the criteria for choosing the correct solution from the alternatives; (e) predict the outcomes of the policy changes; (f) confront the trade-offs of not having a policy or addressing the problem; and (g) decide on a recommendation.
  2. Using the resources found in your textbook, topic readings, and other appropriate resources, explain your health policy's intended use and evaluate the effect that your policy may have on direct patient care in the United States.

Prepare this assignment according to the guidelines found in the APA Style Guide, located in the Student Success Center. An abstract is not required.

This assignment uses a rubric. Please review the rubric prior to beginning the assignment to become familiar with the expectations for successful completion.


Category: Arts & Education Subjects: Art Deadline: 24 Hours Budget: $60 - $90 Pages: 2-3 Pages (Short Assignment)

Attachment 1

Electronic Resource

1. Addressing Healthcare Workforce Issues for the Future

Read "Addressing Healthcare Workforce Issues for the Future," from the U.S. Government Printing Office website.

http://www.gpo.gov/fdsys/pkg/CHRG-110shrg40835/pdf/CHRG-110shrg40835.pdf

2. Allied Health Professions Overview

Read "Allied Health Professions Overview," located on the Explore Health Careers website.

http://explorehealthcareers.org/en/Field/1/Allied_Health_Professions

3. Flexner Report ... Birth of Modern Medical Education

Read "Flexner Report ... Birth of Modern Medical Education," from the MedicineNet website.

http://www.medicinenet.com/script/main/art.asp?articlekey=8795

4. Flexner's Impact on American Medicine

Read "Flexner's Impact on American Medicine," by Bowman, located on the World of Rural Medical Education website.

http://www.ruralmedicaleducation.org/flexner.htm

5. Louis Pasteur

Read "Louis Pasteur" from the Chemical Heritage Foundation website.

http://www.chemheritage.org/discover/online-resources/chemistry-in-history/themes/pharmaceuticals/preventing-and-treating-infectious-diseases/pasteur.aspx

6. The History of Medicine in America: The Settlers Arrive

Read "The History of Medicine in America: The Settlers Arrive," from the International Wellness Directory website.

http://www.mnwelldir.org/docs/history/history01.htm

7. The Need for a National Focus on Health Care Productivity

Read "The Need for a National Focus on Health Care Productivity," by Altman, Goldberger, and Crane, from Health Affairs (2012).

http://content.healthaffairs.org/cgi/reprint/9/1/107.pdf

8. Timeline

Read "Timeline," from the Digital Coillections of the Duke University Libraries website.

http://library.duke.edu/digitalcollections/mma/timeline/

9. Timeline for the History of Public Health and Epidemiology

Read the "Timeline for the History of Public Health and Epidemiology," found on pages 19-20 of the online eBook, Understanding the Fundamentals of Epidemiology: An Evolving Text, by Schoenbach and Rosamond (2000).

http://www.epidemiolog.net/evolving/FundamentalsOfEpidemiology.pdf

10. What Is Medicine All About?

Read "What Is Medicine All About?" by Forney, from the Orthopedic Specialists Medical Group website.

http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC1311807/pdf/westjmed00082-0088.pdf

e-Library Resource

1. Accreditation Measures Value

Read "Accreditation Measures Value," by Gay Utz, from Radiologic Technology (2012).

https://lopes.idm.oclc.org/login?url=http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&db=ccm&AN=104470464&site=eds-live&scope=site

2. Allied Health

Read "Allied Health," by DeLuca, from Magill's Medical Guide (Online Edition) (2015).

https://lopes.idm.oclc.org/login?url=http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&db=ers&AN=89093343&site=eds-live&scope=site

3. Allied Health Growth: What We Do Not Measure We Cannot Manage

Read "Allied Health Growth: What We Do Not Measure We Cannot Manage," by Solomon, Graves, and Catherwood, from Human Resources for Health (2015).

https://lopes.idm.oclc.org/login?url=http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&db=cmedm&AN=25971449&site=eds-live&scope=site

4. Changes in Young Adult Primary Care Under the Affordable Care Act

Read "Changes in Young Adult Primary Care Under the Affordable Care Act," by Wong, Ford, Frech, and Rubin, from American Journal of Public Health (2015).

https://lopes.idm.oclc.org/login?url=http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&db=ccm&AN=110594933&site=eds-live&scope=site

5. Coming Together, Moving Apart: A History of the Term Allied Health in Education, Accreditation, and Practice

Read "Coming Together, Moving Apart: A History of the Term Allied Health in Education, Accreditation, and Practice," by Donini-Lenhoff, from the Journal of Allied Health (2008).

https://lopes.idm.oclc.org/login?url=http://search.proquest.com/docview/210974006?accountid=7374

6. Documentation Dilemma

Read "Documentation Dilemma," by Eatmon, from Radiologic Technology (2014).

https://lopes.idm.oclc.org/login?url=http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&db=ccm&AN=103968207&site=eds-live&scope=site

Attachment 2

Health Policy Formulation and Analysis 

 

1 Unsatisfactory 59.00%

2 Less Than Satisfactory 65.00%

3 Satisfactory 75.00%

4 Good 85.00%

5 Excellent  100.00%

70.0 %Content

 

50.0 %Incorporation of Seven Steps of Policy Formation: a) Problem Definition; b) Assembly Of Evidence Of The Problem Or Need For A Policy; c) Construction Of Alternative Solutions To The Problem; d) Criteria Selection For Choosing The Correct Solution From The Alternatives; e) Outcomes Predictions; f) Discussion Of Trade-Offs; g) Recommendation.

Not included.

Submission incorporates some but not all seven required elements. The information provided is incomplete, inaccurate, or otherwise deficient.

Submission incorporates all seven required elements but minimal detail or support is provided for one or more components.

Submission incorporates all seven required elements in full. The submission encompasses essential details and provides appropriate support.

Submission incorporates all seven required elements comprehensively. The submission further incorporates analysis of supporting evidence insightfully and provides specific examples with relevance. Level of detail is appropriate.

20.0 %Explanation The Health Policy's Intended Use With Evaluation Of The Effect The Policy May Have On Direct Patient Care In The U.S.

Not included.

An explanation of the health policy's intended use and / or use an evaluation of the effect the policy may have on direct patient care in the U.S. is present, but the information provided is incomplete, inaccurate, or otherwise deficient.

An explanation of the health policy's intended use and an evaluation of the effect the policy may have on direct patient care in the U.S. is present, but minimal detail or support is provided for one or more components.

An explanation of the health policy's intended use and an evaluation of the effect the policy may have on direct patient care in the U.S. is present and incorporated in full. The submission encompasses essential details and provides appropriate support.

An explanation of the health policy's intended use and an evaluation of the effect the policy may have on direct patient care in the U.S. is present and comprehensive. The submission further incorporates analysis of supporting evidence insightfully and provides specific examples with relevance. Level of detail is appropriate.

20.0 %Organization and Effectiveness

 

7.0 %Thesis Development and Purpose

Paper lacks any discernible overall purpose or organizing claim.

Thesis is insufficiently developed or vague. Purpose is not clear.

Thesis is apparent and appropriate to purpose.

Thesis is clear and forecasts the development of the paper. Thesis is descriptive and reflective of the arguments and appropriate to the purpose.

Thesis is comprehensive and contains the essence of the paper. Thesis statement makes the purpose of the paper clear.

20.0 %Organization and Effectiveness

 

8.0 %Argument Logic and Construction

Statement of purpose is not justified by the conclusion. The conclusion does not support the claim made. Argument is incoherent and uses noncredible sources.

Sufficient justification of claims is lacking. Argument lacks consistent unity. There are obvious flaws in the logic. Some sources have questionable credibility.

Argument is orderly, but may have a few inconsistencies. The argument presents minimal justification of claims. Argument logically, but not thoroughly, supports the purpose. Sources used are credible. Introduction and conclusion bracket the thesis.

Argument shows logical progression. Techniques of argumentation are evident. There is a smooth progression of claims from introduction to conclusion. Most sources are authoritative.

Clear and convincing argument presents a persuasive claim in a distinctive and compelling manner. All sources are authoritative.

20.0 %Organization and Effectiveness

 

5.0 %Mechanics of Writing (includes spelling, punctuation, grammar, language use)

Surface errors are pervasive enough that they impede communication of meaning. Inappropriate word choice or sentence construction is used.

Frequent and repetitive mechanical errors distract the reader. Inconsistencies in language choice (register) or word choice are present. Sentence structure is correct but not varied.

Some mechanical errors or typos are present, but they are not overly distracting to the reader. Correct and varied sentence structure and audience-appropriate language are employed.

Prose is largely free of mechanical errors, although a few may be present. The writer uses a variety of effective sentence structures and figures of speech.

Writer is clearly in command of standard, written, academic English.

10.0 %Format

 

5.0 %Paper Format (use of appropriate style for the major and assignment)

Template is not used appropriately, or documentation format is rarely followed correctly.

Appropriate template is used, but some elements are missing or mistaken. A lack of control with formatting is apparent.

Appropriate template is used. Formatting is correct, although some minor errors may be present.

Appropriate template is fully used. There are virtually no errors in formatting style.

All format elements are correct.

5.0 %Documentation of Sources (citations, footnotes, references, bibliography, etc., as appropriate to assignment and style)

Sources are not documented.

Documentation of sources is inconsistent or incorrect, as appropriate to assignment and style, with numerous formatting errors.

Sources are documented, as appropriate to assignment and style, although some formatting errors may be present.

Sources are documented, as appropriate to assignment and style, and format is mostly correct.

Sources are completely and correctly documented, as appropriate to assignment and style, and format is free of error.

100 %Total Weightage