PREPARING THE ASSIGNMENT
- Select a minimum of three (3) scholarly nursing or research article (published within the last 5 years) related to your topic that include health promotion and wellness content. Students in a cultural concentration will select at least one article specifically related to the cultural focus for this assignment. You may need to evaluate several articles before you find appropriate selections. For more information on how to choose a scholarly article, open the “Course Resources” tab under the “Course Home” Menu to the left of your Learning Studio (eCollege) course page and open “What Is a Scholarly Source.” b. Write a 3‐4 page paper (excluding the title and reference pages) using the following guidelines: Write brief introduction of the topic and describe why it is important to health promotion in the specific cultural population in your area. Include a description of the topic and the targeted sub culture or population (include statistics). Explain how the project relates to the Healthy People 2020 topic area you have chosen. Summarize the articles; include key points or findings from the articles. Discuss how you used the information from the articles for your Health Promotion Project. Provide specific examples. Describe the approach/approaches you developed to educate the target population about the topic. Include specific ways to promote lifestyle changes within the specified population relative to your specific culture. The approach should be appropriate for your cultural concentration. Write your conclusion and summary.
- Your paper must follow APA format. Include a title page and a reference page. Use 12‐point Times New Roman font and include in‐text citations (use citations whenever paraphrasing, using statistics, or quoting from the article). Please refer to your APA manual as a guide for in‐text citations and sample reference pages.
Introduction and Conclusion
Establish the purpose of the paper Create an effective conclusion that identifies the main ideas and major support points from the body of your report. Minor details are left out.
Relate Topic to Target Population
Description of topic and targeted cultural population. Relationship to the Healthy People 2020 topic area. Statistics to support the significance of the topic.
Summary of Articles
Summary of articles include: Key points and findings of the article. Discussion of how information from the articles is used in your Health Promotion Project (give specific examples).
Health Promotion Project Discussion
Description of approaches to educate the target cultural population about the topic Specify a culturally sensitive approach to promote lifestyle changes within the specified population.
APA Style and Format
APA Style (Writing)
Correct use of Standard English grammar and sentence structure. No spelling or typographical errors. Organized around required components. Information flows in a logical sequence that is easy for the audience to follow.
All information taken from another source, even if summarized, must be cited and listed on the Reference page using (APA 6th ed.) Document setup: Title and Reference pages; Margins; Spacing; Use of Headers Citations in the text and reference page.