This week’s graded topics relate to the following Course Outcomes (COs).
Locate a news article or story related to a current event in healthcare policy. Some examples may be, but are not limited to healthcare reform, the Affordable Care Act, prescription drugs, healthcare costs, insurance coverage, healthcare fraud, transparency, or underinsured populations.
Identify a research topic that you intend to investigate and write about as an evidence-based practice report.
Create a list of at least 10 references (at least 7 must be primary research from peer-reviewed journals) on your topic of interest.
Create an annotated bibliography for your references. Each reference must include approximately 100-150 words describing why it is useful (or not) for your project and which parts of your report you might be able to incorporate the resource information into.
Prepare this assignment according to the APA guidelines found in the APA Style Guide, located in the Student Success Center. An abstract is not required.
This assignment uses a grading rubric. Instructors will be using the rubric to grade the assignment; therefore, students should review the rubric prior to beginning the assignment to become familiar with the assignment criteria and expectations for successful completion of the assignment.