Choose a current issue that impacts the health and wellness of a specific population.Advocacy letters are a common requirement of public health nursing. Your assignment is to write a Health Advocacy Letter (HAL).

Choose a current issue that impacts the health and wellness of a specific population.Advocacy letters are a common requirement of public health nursing. Your assignment is to write a Health Advocacy Letter (HAL).

Advocacy letters are a common requirement of public health nursing. Your assignment is to write a Health Advocacy Letter (HAL). Choose a current issue that impacts the health and wellness of a specific population. Description of Issue: Introduce your self, your health issue and why it is important Tie it closely to your service learning population experience, include what you observed,any related WS findings as indicated Describe what you witnessed and why it is a problem2.Identify and address the letter to an appropriate Change Agent (An individual who is influential with policy change)I.e. policy maker, legislator, public official, local politician, or person in charge that is in a position or has the authority to effect change.You must also provide an appropriate rationale for selecting & contacting the change agent. i.e.: Explain why this is the appropriate person for your issue, or explain why the issue is in this person’s sphere of influence.Note:You are not required to actually send this letter to the Change Agent 3.Provide two potential suggestions or solutions to combat the issue you are addressing4.Research: Use at least two different professional resources to provide supportive data of the health issue:Examples: Textbooks, CDC websites, Healthy People, SL Website, Professional Journal5.APA Format:Include a Reference page with proper APA format (No Title page required)Provide a List of references with correlating in-text citations using accurate APA formatting6.Professional Writing: This should be a clear, concise, and an organized formal letter with supporting facts & observations It hishould be no longer than one page in length with single spacing and Times New Roman 12 type. Note: Most legislators or senators do not have time to read lengthy letters, so state your points briefly and make arguments succinctly.Use appropriate paragraphs, spelling, grammar, language, punctuation, and sentence structure

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