You are a health care policy analyst for the local health department. You have been tasked with identifying a policy relevant to health care (e.g., obesity, smoking, asthma, etc.) from your state health department. Once identified, you are to conduct a critical analysis of the policy using the six steps of policy analysis:
1) Verify, define, and detail the problem.
2) Establish evaluation criteria.
3) Identify alternative policies.
4) Evaluate alternative policies.
5) Display and distinguish among alternative policies.
6) Monitor the implemented policy.
Present the analysis in a PowerPoint presentation (12-15 slides); make sure to include speaker notes.
While APA format is not required for the body of this assignment, solid academic writing is expected and in-text citations and references should be presented using APA documentation guidelines, which can be found in the APA Style Guide, located in the Student Success Center.
This assignment uses a grading rubric. Instructors will be using the rubric to grade the assignment; therefore, students should review the rubric prior to beginning the assignment to become familiar with the assignment criteria and expectations for successful completion of the assignment.