Policy debate

Policy Debate – Final Paper – no more than 5 to 6 pages – this does not include
reference pages.
I. Identify a current health policy issue based YOUR INTEREST. If appropriate to the topic
and in light of the IOM Future of Nursing Report identify the role of the advanced practice
nursing profession and implications of these roles for the new health care system. Conduct a
review of the literature to determine the history and current status of the policy issue.
Present the prevailing debate including differing perspectives of the policy issue. Based on
your review of the relevant research and perspectives, present YOUR position regarding the
policy issue, including the rationale and data that informed your decision.

A description of the policy issue and your argument for or against the policy will be the
specific focus of your paper.
Develop the paper designed to both inform and persuade the reader.