Management Action Plan (MAP): Part 1
Throughout this course, you will be completing a project that you will create in parts in Units II–VI. You will add each part to build your final submission, which will be due in Unit VII. After submitting each part, you are encouraged to make corrections to previous parts based on your professor’s feedback.
The development of legislation as a part of policy formulation begins by first clarifying a central problem or opportunity for improvement (OFI), which is what you will be doing in Part 1 of your MAP.
First, select one of the major health resource and policy analysis areas discussed in your textbook.
Chapter 18: The Public Health Workforce
Chapter 19: Maternal and Child Health
Chapter 20: Communicable and Infectious Diseases
Chapter 21: Environmental Public Health
Chapter 22: Chronic Disease Prevention and Control
Chapter 23: Oral Health in Public Health Practice
Chapter 24: Primary Care and Public Health
Chapter 25: Community Development for Population Health and Health Equity
Chapter 26: Public Health Preparedness
Chapter 27: Injury Prevention and Control
Chapter 28: Behavioral Health and Substance Abuse
Chapter 29: The Public Health Laboratory
Note: If you do not wish to use one of the topics listed above, you may request a special topic of interest from your professor with a justification as to why it is more appropriate to your career and academic goals to study another topic.
Second, your paper should meet the criteria below as you clarify your problem or OFI.
Clearly describe the problem or OFI you chose for your MAP.
Why is it important to set an agenda to resolve this problem right now?
What are the consequences of not resolving this problem right now?
Explain how using evidence-based public health (EBPH) will help resolve this problem.
This part of the course project should be a minimum of three pages in length, not including the title and reference pages. It should be organized well and contain an introduction.
At a minimum, your textbook should be used as source material for this project. You are also encouraged to use the CSU Online Library and/or other scholarly or reputable sources. All sources used must be cited and referenced in APA Style.