Identify a topic/area of a health need in your community, your state, or the nation. (You may not select a topic in your work setting.) How does your selected health initiative play a role in the health of the people of your community?
I chose Opioid Epidemeic
What outcomes do you wish to achieve? Be specific and make sure they are measurable. How/when will you measure that outcomes were met? What is your plan to address this health initiative? Be specific.
How will you notify the public/concerned parties that there is a problem? For example, if you choose to write a letter to the editor or to your congressperson, what will you put in the letter?
Will anyone assist you in developing or implementing your initiative? Be specific about their roles. Will you ask for input from any group of people?
What specifics are involved in your plan—article for a paper, presentation at church, parent/teacher meeting, etc.?
Maximum 10 pages, including title and reference pages. Use APA style.
Minimum of five references:
No more than two from websites (appropriate websites are those that are .org, .gov, or .edu only.)
At least one research article
At least two professional nursing journal articles
When preparing your references, double-check to be sure that the DOI (if used) is correct. Also check to be sure that the URLs for journals are correct.