Obesity Among African American Adults

RUA paper on obesity among African American Adults. It has to be 2 nursing journals as references. Also have to refer to healthypeople.gov as a reference too. APA format. 3-4 pages without title page and references
  • NR‚Äź222¬†HEALTH¬†AND¬†WELLNESS¬† REQUIRED¬†UNIFORM¬†ASSIGNMENT:¬†HEALTH¬†PROMOTION¬†PROJECT¬† PURPOSE¬† To¬†apply¬†concepts¬†you¬†have¬†learned¬†about¬†health¬†promotion¬†concepts¬†and¬†strategies,¬†enhance¬†your¬†written¬† communication¬†skills,¬†and¬†demonstrate¬†a¬†beginning¬†understanding¬†of¬†cultural¬†competency.
     
    COURSE OUTCOMES This assignment enables the student to meet the following course outcomes.  CO #1 Discuss the professional nurse’s role in health promotion activities. (PO #1 & 2)  CO #3 Discuss health promotion, illness prevention, health maintenance, health restoration, and  rehabilitation in relation to the nurse’s role in working with various populations. (PO #1 & 2)  CO #7 Identify health promotion strategies throughout the life span. (PO #1 & 2)
    DUE DATE  The Health Promotion Project (RUA) is due in Unit 5. However, refer to the Course Calendar for variations in  campus requirements and details. The Late Assignment Policy applies to this assignment.
    TOTAL POINTS POSSIBLE 100 Points  REQUIREMENTS
    1.  Identify a health problem or need for health promotion for a particular stage in the life span of a population  from a specific culture in your area (this might include age and gender population as well). Choose one of the  Leading Health Indicators (LHI) priorities from Healthy People 2020 (see the Healthy People.gov 2020 Leading  Health Indicators website link in the Assignment section for Unit 2 under “Web Links). Students in a cultural  concentration will use that specific cultural focus to complete this assignment.
     
    2.  Research a topic related to health and wellness associated with one of the Healthy People 2020 topic areas.  Students in a cultural concentration will use that specific cultural focus to complete this assignment.
     
    3.  Submit your topic to the instructor for approval at least 2 weeks prior to the assignment (during Unit 3) but  earlier if desired. All topics must be approved.
     
    4.  You will develop an educational health promotion project addressing the population/culture in your area. For  or example, if you are in the Hispanic concentration, your project might be educational interventions to  address how food choices are related to the high rates of diabetes among Latinos; or,  a community project  that addresses the statistic that Hispanics experience new HIV infections at more than twice the rate of whites;  or, finding opportunities to intervene with Puerto Ricans, a Hispanic subculture, who suffer asthma at twice  the rate of the general population (2020 LHI Topic Three: Environmental Quality: (see the Healthy People.gov  2020 Leading Health Indicators website link in the Assignment section for Unit 2 under “Web Links).
     
    5.¬† General¬†expectations¬† Ôā∑ All¬†articles¬†must¬†be¬†from¬†nursing¬†or¬†scholarly¬†journals¬†and¬†should¬†include¬†health¬†promotion¬†and¬†wellness
    content. Articles must be published within the last five (5) years. If you are unsure whether the article is  appropriate, ask your instructor. You could lose significant points if the article is not from a scholarly  source and/or appropriate to the topic.
     
    Ôā∑ Please¬†ask¬†questions¬†if¬†you¬†need¬†clarification.
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    NR222 RUA Health Promotion Project Guidelines.docx Revised 06/2016 psb 2
     
     
     
    PREPARING¬†THE¬†ASSIGNMENT¬† 1.¬† Writing¬†the¬†Paper:¬†You¬†will¬†explore¬†the¬†topic¬†and¬†explain¬†the¬†information¬†in¬†writing¬†a¬†3‚Äź4¬†page¬†APA¬†formatted
    paper.
    a.¬†¬†¬† 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¬†‚ÄúCourse¬†Resources‚Ä̬†tab¬†under¬†the¬†‚ÄúCourse¬†Home‚Ä̬†Menu¬†to¬†the¬†left¬†of¬†your¬† Learning¬†Studio¬†(eCollege)¬†course¬†page¬†and¬†open¬†‚ÄúWhat¬†Is¬†a¬†Scholarly¬†Source.‚ÄĚ
    b.¬†¬†¬†Write¬†a¬†3‚Äź4¬†page¬†paper¬†(excluding¬†the¬†title¬†and¬†reference¬†pages)¬†using¬†the¬†following¬†guidelines:¬† Ôāß Write¬†brief¬†introduction¬†of¬†the¬†topic¬†and¬†describe¬†why¬†it¬†is¬†important¬†to¬†health¬†promotion¬†in¬†the
    specific¬†cultural¬†population¬†in¬†your¬†area.¬† Ôāß Include¬†a¬†description¬†of¬†the¬†topic¬†and¬†the¬†targeted¬†sub¬†culture¬†or¬†population¬†(include¬†statistics).¬† Ôāß Explain¬†how¬†the¬†project¬†relates¬†to¬†the¬†Healthy¬†People¬†2020¬†topic¬†area¬†you¬†have¬†chosen.¬† Ôāß Summarize¬†the¬†articles;¬†include¬†key¬†points¬†or¬†findings¬†from¬†the¬†articles.¬† Ôāß Discuss¬†how¬†you¬†used¬†the¬†information¬†from¬†the¬†articles¬†for¬†your¬†Health¬†Promotion¬†Project.¬†Provide
    specific¬†examples.¬† Ôāß 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.
    Ôāß Write¬†your¬†conclusion¬†and¬†summary.
    c.¬† Your¬†paper¬†must¬†follow¬†APA¬†format.¬†Include¬†a¬†title¬†page¬†and¬†a¬†reference¬†page.¬†Use¬†12‚Äźpoint¬†Times¬†New¬† Roman¬†font¬†and¬†include¬†in‚Äźtext¬†citations¬†(use¬†citations¬†whenever¬†paraphrasing,¬†using¬†statistics,¬†or¬†quoting¬† from¬†the¬†article).¬†Please¬†refer¬†to¬†your¬†APA¬†manual¬†as¬†a¬†guide¬†for¬†in‚Äźtext¬†citations¬†and¬†sample¬†reference¬† pages.
    d.   Use TurnItIn in time to make any edits that might be necessary based on the Similarity Index prior to
    submitting your paper to your instructor. Consult with your instructor about the acceptable Similarity  Index for this paper.
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    DIRECTIONS AND ASSIGNMENT CRITERIA
    Assignment  Criteria
    Points  {58c50e6204e66a2fb38b62b794f668df19a01f244e0d370252913e7b0d8d6892}  Description
     
    Articles and  Turn It In  Submission
     
    5
     
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    Ôā∑ A¬†minimum¬†of¬†three¬†(3)¬†scholarly¬†articles¬†is¬†used¬†as¬†sources.¬† Ôā∑ Articles¬†meet¬†criteria¬†of¬†being¬†from¬†scholarly¬†journals¬†and¬†include¬†health
    promotion and wellness content. Students will select at least one article  specifically related to the cultural focus for this assignment.
    Ôā∑ Submitted¬†paper¬†to¬†TurnItIn;¬†Necessary/Appropriate¬†revisions¬†made¬†based¬†on¬† originality¬†report.
    Introduction  and Conclusion
    15
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    Ôā∑ Establish¬†the¬†purpose¬†of¬†the¬†paper¬† Ôā∑ 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
     
    25
     
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    Ôā∑ Description¬†of¬†topic¬†and¬†targeted¬†cultural¬†population.¬† Ôā∑ Relationship¬†to¬†the¬†Healthy¬†People¬†2020¬†topic¬†area.¬† Ôā∑ Statistics¬†to¬†support¬†the¬†significance¬†of¬†the¬†topic.
     
    Summary of  Articles
     
    20
     
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    Summary¬†of¬†articles¬†include:¬† Ôā∑ Key¬†points¬†and¬†findings¬†of¬†the¬†article.¬† Ôā∑ Discussion¬†of¬†how¬†information¬†from¬†the¬†articles¬†is¬†used¬†in¬†your¬†Health¬†Promotion
    Project (give specific examples).
    Health  Promotion  Project
    Discussion
     
    25
     
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    Ôā∑ Description¬†of¬†approaches¬†to¬†educate¬†the¬†target¬†cultural¬†population¬†about¬†the¬† topic
    Ôā∑ Specify¬†a¬†culturally¬†sensitive¬†approach¬†to¬†promote¬†lifestyle¬†changes¬†within¬†the¬† specified¬†population.
     
    APA Style and  Format
     
    10
     
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    APA¬†Style¬†(Writing)¬† ¬† Ôā∑ Correct¬†use¬†of¬†Standard¬†English¬†grammar¬†and¬†sentence¬†structure.¬† Ôā∑ No¬†spelling¬†or¬†typographical¬†errors.¬† Ôā∑ Organized¬†around¬†required¬†components.¬† Ôā∑ Information¬†flows¬†in¬†a¬†logical¬†sequence¬†that¬†is¬†easy¬†for¬†the¬†audience¬†to¬†follow.
    APA Format
    Ôā∑ All¬†information¬†taken¬†from¬†another¬†source,¬†even¬†if¬†summarized,¬†must¬†be¬†cited¬†and¬† listed¬†on¬†the¬†Reference¬†page¬†using¬†(APA¬†6th¬†ed.)
    Ôā∑ Document¬†setup:¬†Title¬†and¬†Reference¬†pages;¬†Margins;¬†Spacing;¬†Use¬†of¬†Headers¬† Ôā∑ Citations¬†in¬†the¬†text¬†and¬†reference¬†page.
    Total  100  100
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    GRADING RUBRIC
    NR222 RUA Health Promotion Project Guidelines.docx Revised 06/2016 psb 4
     
     
     
     
    Assignment  Criteria
    Outstanding or Highest Level Very Good or High Level of Competent or Satisfactory Poor, Failing or  of Performance  Performance  Level of Performance  Unsatisfactory Level of
    Performance¬† A¬†(92‚Äď100{58c50e6204e66a2fb38b62b794f668df19a01f244e0d370252913e7b0d8d6892})¬† B¬†(84‚Äď91{58c50e6204e66a2fb38b62b794f668df19a01f244e0d370252913e7b0d8d6892})¬† C¬†(76‚Äď83{58c50e6204e66a2fb38b62b794f668df19a01f244e0d370252913e7b0d8d6892})¬† F¬†(0‚Äď75{58c50e6204e66a2fb38b62b794f668df19a01f244e0d370252913e7b0d8d6892})
     
    Articles and Turn It  In Submission
     
     
    5
     
    Ôā∑ A¬†minimum¬†of¬†three¬†(3)¬†scholarly¬†articles¬†are¬†used¬†as¬†sources.¬† Ôā∑ Articles¬†meets¬†criteria¬†of¬†being¬†from¬†scholarly¬†journals,¬†includes¬†health¬†promotion¬†and¬†wellness¬†content,
    and¬†are¬†current¬†(published¬†within¬†the¬†past¬†5¬†years).¬† Ôā∑ At¬†least¬†one¬†article¬†is¬†related¬†to¬†your¬†chosen¬†cultural¬†group.¬† Ôā∑ TurnItIn¬†is¬†used¬†prior¬†to¬†submitting¬†paper¬†to¬†instructor¬†for¬†grading.¬†Necessary/Appropriate¬†revisions¬†made
    based¬†on¬†originality¬†report.¬† ¬† Note:¬†¬†This¬†criterion¬†is¬†‚Äúall¬†or¬†nothing.‚Ä̬†If¬†you¬†meet¬†all¬†of¬†the¬†criteria¬†for¬†the¬†article¬†and¬†use¬†TurnItIn,¬†you¬†will¬†earn
    5 points.  5 points
    Article does not meet all criteria.  Or  TurnItIn is not used.
     
    0 points
    Introduction and  Conclusion
     
     
    15
     
    Introduction establishes the  purpose of the paper and  stimulates the reader’s interest.  AND  The main ideas and major support  points from the body of the paper  are presented in the conclusion.
    14‚Äź15¬†¬†points
    Introduction  establishes  the  purpose of the paper.  AND  The main  ideas and major support  points from the body of the paper  are presented in the conclusion.
    13 points
    The introduction and conclusion  provide very general information  related to the topic of the paper.
     
    12 points
    The introduction and/or conclusion  are vague, does not relate to the  topic, and/or not evident.
     
    0‚Äź11 points
     
    Relate Topic to  Target Population
     
     
    25
     
    Thoroughly¬†covers¬†all¬†required¬† elements;¬†Demonstrates¬†excellent¬† understanding¬†of¬†health¬†promotion¬† concepts¬†and¬†applied¬†them¬† consistently.¬† Required¬†elements¬†are:¬† Ôā∑ Description¬†of¬†topic¬†and¬†target¬† cultural¬†population.
    Ôā∑ Relationship¬†to¬†the¬†Healthy¬† People¬†2020¬†topic¬†area.
    Generally¬†covers¬†all¬†required¬† elements;¬†Demonstrates¬† general/basic¬†understanding¬†of¬† health¬†promotion¬†concepts¬†and¬† applied¬†them¬†consistently.¬† Required¬†elements¬†are:¬† Ôā∑ Description¬†of¬†topic¬†and¬†target¬† cultural¬†population.
    Ôā∑ Relationship¬†to¬†the¬†Healthy¬† People¬†2020¬†topic¬†area.
    Generally¬†covers¬†all¬†required¬† elements;¬†Demonstrates¬†limited¬† understanding¬†of¬†health¬†promotion¬† concepts¬†and/or¬†did¬†not¬†apply¬†the¬† concepts¬†consistently.¬† Required¬†elements¬†are:¬† Ôā∑ Description¬†of¬†topic¬†and¬†target¬† cultural¬†population.
    Ôā∑ Relationship¬†to¬†the¬†Healthy¬† People¬†2020¬†topic¬†area.
    Missing¬†some¬†of¬†the¬†required¬† elements;¬†Demonstrates¬†very¬† limited¬†understanding¬†of¬†health¬† promotion¬†concepts¬†and/or¬†did¬†not¬† apply¬†the¬†concepts¬†consistently¬†or¬† inappropriately.¬† Required¬†elements¬†are:¬† Ôā∑ Description¬†of¬†topic¬†and¬†target¬† cultural¬†population.
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