Health Policy Letter
Imagine you are a stakeholder for a non-profit health care organization. As a leader you are responsible for modeling ethical behavior, and you have the ability to encourage patient safety initiatives.
Write a 1,050- to 1,400-word letter to your legislator that promotes a health policy that supports patient safety. Your policy could include safety issues such as and hand hygiene or medication administration.
Include the following in your letter:
· Explain the health policy you are proposing and its purpose.
o Explain why action is needed.
o Explain what course of action is recommended.
o Explain why this health policy change is important.
· Explain essential points that explain how this issue has evolved or become a concern. (Include references to support your points and explanation.)
o Explain who will be affected by this policy.
· Analyze the responsibilities of the organization's leadership.
o Analyze the impact this policy will have on resources.
o Describe if individuals meet licensing board requirements (if any).
o Analyze the impact of not following ethical standards.
· Analyze the responsibility of professional licensing boards as it applies to patient safety.
Format your references page according to APA guidelines.