Childhood Obesity Policy
I-Describe a public-health policy issue:“ Childhood Obesity ” .Why is this issue of particular interest/importance to you and to the profession of nursing? Provide an
introduction to your policy-priority issue which is “ Childhood Obesity ”
Focus on Childhood Obesity in Miami Dade County,Florida
II-Articulate key points using the headings in your paper.
The key points are:
1. What is the specific problem, including background, surrounding this issue? Is there a need for a new law or campaign related to this issue? Is there a need for
change to an existing law? Is there need for a change in regulatory issues? What specific supportive evidence do you have for this issue, including evidence and
references? You will need to include this in your message/ask/recommendation(s).
2.Review thoughts regarding your chosen policy issue. It is important to analyze your issue thoroughly. Be sure you address the following with evidence and research:
• Evaluation of options
• Recommended solutions
3.How can you find out the current status of this issue? Is there a website (professional organization such as the American Nurses Association or local, state, or
federal government) that provides status updates or alerts? Please describe.
4.What level(s) of government does your issue involve (local, state, federal)? What level of government is your immediate target? Please describe.
III-Provide a critique of empirical evidence that supports your chosen policy issue and analysis.
IV-Demonstrate the importance and impact of the chosen policy issue to nursing.
V-Provide concluding statements summarizing the content.
The paper will be a minimum of 5 pages and a maximum of five pages in length , in APA format 6th edition, excluding the title and reference page- a minimum of five (5)
classic or current references published within the past 5 years.