California’s RN Staffing Ratio Policy (AB 394)
This research paper should discuss the California RN staffing Ratio Policy and provide evidence supporting the policy. Final position on the policy is to support the policy and the implementation. There must be a introduction and a conclusion. Must address all sections below. Properly format in APA 7
Introduce the policy by providing an overview of the suggested or implemented policy: background of the topic, including main elements of the policy, costs, and quality/safety. Assert your main thesis statement.
Offer an evidence-based, informed opinion in support of the suggested or implemented policy. Describe at least two major contributions that this policy makes to health care, nursing, or health outcomes. Provide support with at least three sources of evidence.
Discuss at least one opposing opinion to the suggested or implemented policy. Provide evidence and/or data to support the counterargument.
Present a final position on the policy. Support the final defensible argument with current literature.
A. Restate your argument.
B. Provide a plan of action, but do not introduce new information.
In total, your paper will be 4-5 pages in length, not including the title page or reference page.
Provided a fully developed introduction presenting an overview of the policy with insightful analysis of concepts and related issues.
Provided a fully developed evidence-based argument with a minimum of two major contributions to healthcare, nursing, and/or health outcomes presented with insightful analysis of concepts and related issues.
Provided a fully developed opposing opinion to the suggested policy with insightful analysis of concepts and related issues.
Provided a fully developed final position supported with current literature with insightful analysis of concepts and related issues.
Provided a fully developed plan of action with conclusion with insightful analysis of concepts and related issues.
Demonstrates fully developed APA formatting and referencing requirements with no formatting errors.
Your introductory paragraph and every paragraph that follows should have a minimum of three sentences, with an average of four to five and no more than seven sentences. The last sentence of your opening paragraph should be the thesis statement, which summarizes the purpose of the assignment and how you intend to address it. The sentences preceding your thesis statement should simply provide background that contextualizes your thesis for readers.
Each paragraph should begin with a topic sentence, which summarizes the paragraphs main argument or idea. Also, the last sentence (or lead-out) of each paragraph should be a transition statement that connects what you discussed in that paragraph and what is to come in the next one. In the middle of each paragraph, you should cover something with your own thoughts, and in a separate sentence, provide a sentence paraphrased from a source with an in-text citation at the end. The source may back up your opinion, or give an alternative viewpoint, or even simply provide some background.
The body of your paper should have a couple of paragraphs or more. Your conclusion paragraph should briefly summarize the main points of your paper and place the paper in the context of social change. While your conclusion should not introduce new topics, you may suggest a direction for future research. Generally, you should not write anything in the conclusion that would require you to cite a source; instead, the conclusion should represent only your own thoughts and analysis.