Levels of Policy

In this assignment you write a paper on the levels at which policy can be operationalized. You will be assigned a topic at the beginning of the term by your instructor. If you do not receive your assignment topic by the first day of the term, be sure to ask your instructor. When you receive your topic from the instructor, you will need to find an example of Policy (big “P” legislative) and another of policy (little “p” non-legislative). You may wish to identify examples from your place of residence, or you may choose another community.

This paper must address specific policies, their impact on public health and health equity, their time of implementation, and any results. Organize your paper around these two levels of policy (P and p). Be sure to review the required learning resources for details about types of law, policy implications, and the levels by which policy is created. Last, make sure you identify policies- not programs, short term campaigns, or other public health initiatives. Examine forms of policy related to prevention of youth using Electronic Nicotine Delivery Systems (ENDS) (vaping) in one state

(Remember, you must identify one legislative policy and one non-legislative policy enacted at the community level.) Do NOT identify programs- look at POLICIES Submit a 2-3 page (not including title page and references) paper addressing the following items:
Include a title page with your name, date, course and section, and title
Include section headers for each section, below
Describe the key information on public health policy, including the stakeholders.
Discuss one example of a legislative and one example of a non- legislative policy for the same content area and describe how they work within one jurisdiction. The content area will be assigned by your Instructor.
Evaluate each of the policies for their impact on public health and health equity. Be sure to support your evaluation with appropriate scholarly resources.

Submit a 2-3 page (not including title page and references) paper addressing the following items:
Include a title page with your name, date, course and section, and title
Include section headers for each section, below
Describe the key information on public health policy, including the stakeholders.
Discuss one example of a legislative and one example of a non- legislative policy for the same content area and describe how they work within one jurisdiction. The content area will be assigned by your Instructor.
Evaluate each of the policies for their impact on public health and health equity. Be sure to support your evaluatiiquon with appropriate scholarly resources.

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