Analyze the role of the nurse in influencing, developing, leading, and evaluating policies at unit, local, state, national and global levels.
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.Instructions: The student will develop a letter on policy within nursing. Find a local, state, or national nursing issue (such as workplace health and safety policies, patient care polices, or access to healthcare) the student will write a letter to any local representative about the issue to influence policy. Review the grading rubric below to ensure all objectives are met. SLO: Analyze the role of the nurse in influencing, developing, leading, and evaluating policies at unit, local, state, national and global levels. The purpose of the letter is to take a stance to influence the outcome of the researched health policy.

Criterion 1: The student will provide information regarding the criteria of the letter to include:
Must be a policy within nursing
Must use scholarly article
Includes local, state, or national issue
Must include local representative about an issue to influence policy.

Criterion 2: The student will provide information regarding research and understanding of the current issue in nursing and the politician addressed to include:
The letter includes competency of research and clarity
Issue highly relative to nursing
Includes consistent and clear stance
All sources must include in-text citations

Criterion 3: The student will provide information regarding letter structure the closing signature and contact information to include:
Includes name and contact information
Introduction establishes the purpose for writing
Body of the letter clearly establishes opinions with respect and dignity
Closing is clear, contact information is present

Criterion 4: The student will provide information regarding content and conclusion to include:
Content is relative and communicates knowledge of the issue with extensive research
Argument is relative and respectful with a clear and assertive stance, gratitude for time and consideration is expressed
Conclusion intact and stance restated
Call to action is present, passionate and with clarity

Criterion 5: The student will provide information regarding grammar and punctuation to include:
Includes heading, greeting, body, and closing in business letter format
Margins and spacing of paragraphs
Punctuation and spelling, sound grammar
Signature

OTHER INSTRUCTIONS BY PROFESSOR
Research/Understanding of current issue in nursing and the politician that should be addressed
The letter includes competency of research and clarity–remember some of these politicians are not knowledgeable about nursing issues or healthcare, so making issues clear to them is important.
Issue highly relative to nursing
Includes consistent and clear stance
All sources are cited from reliable outlet/source
Contact and conclusion
Content is relative and communicates knowledge of the issue with extensive research
Argument is relative and respectful with a clear and assertive stance, gratitude for time, and consideration is expressed
Conclusion intact and stance restated
Call to action is present, passionate with clarity