White Papers, in healthcare today, are commonly used as a tool to educate and inform the public on a specific health issue. A White Paper which is an authoritative document on a specific position or recommended approach to solving an identified problem.
- Select and provide an overview of a White Paper related to a health care policy effort of interest to the master’s prepared nurse, the community, or nursing profession
- Discuss how effective the document is at educating the identified target audience
- Determine if the selected White Paper can impact policy efforts related to quality and safety
- It is important that the White Papers are assessed to include the quality and source of the message. Include the link to the selected White Paper