This guide is designed specifically for NURS7322 to assist you in researching your health-policy topic.
Policy research includes both empirical evidence AND values clarification. Values premises are based on of ethical and moral principles. As an example, consider the politics and perspectives around vaccines for COVID19.
Ask yourself the clinical question:
Now, ask yourself the policy question:
What types of information and perspectives will you consider?
It is critical to prepare for your meeting with a legislator prior to the actual meeting. Bear in mind that you may meet with an aide rather than the actual legislator. Be prepared with a plan for before, during, and after the meeting.
Before the meeting
During the meeting
After the meeting