Topic: Childhood obesity
*Please read each underline assignment. There are a total of 3 assignments (2 papers and 1 PowerPoint presentation with speaker notes)*
Paper #1: Your paper must be submitted as a 2 page Microsoft Word document with double spacing, 12-point Times New Roman font, one-inch margins, and at least three sources cited in APA format.
Prompt: Describe for your audience the nature of your chosen public health issue, including the economic considerations involved. Specifically, the following critical elements must be addressed:
I. Analysis of the Health Issue:
A. Outline the underlying economic principles and indicators at play using specific examples. To what extent do those principles and indicators apply in understanding your chosen public health issue?
B. Demonstrate the economic impacts of your public health issue. Provide specific examples of each impact.
C. Analyze the larger context within which your chosen public health issue exists. To what extent is the issue a product of larger socioeconomic factors?
D. Examine the major healthcare organizations impacted by the public health issue. How are they currently acting and reacting to the issue?
Paper #2: Your paper must be submitted as a 2- to 3-page Microsoft Word document with double spacing, 12-point Times New Roman font, one-inch margins, and at least three sources cited in APA format
Your letter should include background on the key health issue and your assumption of the positive and negative impacts inferred by existing policies (e.g., unintended consequences or public reaction). The document should not be based solely on emotion, though it should not be divorced of sentiment, as it needs to rouse the proper energy to effect change. The goal of the document is to convince the reader that your proposed policy will improve the U.S. healthcare system in terms of quality, costs, and accessibility.
Submit your analysis in a letter format that you may use to develop speaker’s notes for your final presentation.
Write a letter to a stakeholder to describe and defend your proposed policy.
Specifically, the following critical elements must be addressed:
I: Evaluation of Policy
A. Discuss the current economic and legal landscape related to your public health issue. To what extent do existing policies (or the lack thereof) have positive or negative impacts to the American healthcare system?
B. Explain your proposed policy using evidence and examples to illustrate. 1. What are the specific operational strategies that you believe are necessary for addressing your chosen issue and why? 2. What role do the major healthcare organizations play in your proposed policy? To what extent can their position in the marketplace be harnessed?
C. Defend your proposed policy for addressing the public health issue with specific research and evidence. 1. How will your proposed public policy improve the American healthcare system in terms of healthcare quality, costs, and accessibility? 2. In what ways is your proposed policy informed by the larger socioeconomic factors that can influence public health?
Presentation: Your presentation should be a polished artifact using 8 slides and speaker notes that are supportive of a 5- to 10-minute talk. Any citations should be in APA format.
Your presentation should be a polished artifact using slides and speaker notes that are supportive of a five- to ten-minute talk. In the talk, you should passionately address an audience of healthcare administrators and managers, as well as healthcare policy makers and legislators. The content should address each of the critical elements listed below.