The intended audience is policymakers, journalists, and others concerned about improving health care in the United States. The briefs explore arguments from varying perspectives of a policy proposal. They guide available research behind each perspective. Health policy briefs are created by experts in the field through funding from public and private grants.

Select one policy brief from the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation website:

Robert Wood Johnson Foundation. Health Policy in Brief.

  1. Identify the primary issue discussed in the brief, summarize the brief, and state the relationship of the issue to APN practice
  2. List at least 3 strengths, weaknesses, advantages, and/or disadvantages of the issue
  3. Describe at least 3 solutions or recommendations for the issue
  4. In your role as an APN, list at least three ways you would advocate for or against the policy implementation?

In your assignment, you may take the position either for or against the policy proposal, or both.

Length: 3-4 pages exclusive of cover page and references.

Support  with a minimum of three scholarly references.

Health policy briefs