Overview

Choose a chronic illness that could affect a patient in your nursing practice. Discuss three (3) ways you could promote the health of the patient and the family dealing with the specific illness.

Objectives

Incorporate health promotion ideas into nursing practice

Points: 40

Due Date: Sun, Oct 17 by 11:59 p.m. Eastern Standard Time (EST) of the US.

References

Minimum of four (4) total references: two (2) references from required course materials and two (2) peer-reviewed references. All references must be no older than five years (unless making a specific point using a seminal piece of information)

Peer-reviewed references include references from professional data bases such as PubMed or CINHAL applicable to population and practice area, along with evidence based clinical practice guidelines. Examples of unacceptable references are Wikipedia, UpToDate, Epocrates, Medscape, WebMD, hospital organizations, insurance recommendations, & secondary clinical databases.

Style

Unless otherwise specified, all the written assignment must follow APA 7th edition formatting, citations and references. Click here to download a Microsoft Word APA template. Review this annotated student sample paper guide which draws attention to relevant content and formatting in 7th edition APA style. Make sure you cross-reference the APA 7th edition book as well before submitting the assignment. Refer to the ‘LEARNER SUPPORT’ tab for more information regarding APA 7th edition with comparisons to 6th edition.

Number of Pages/Words

Unless otherwise specified all papers should have a minimum of 600 words (approximately 2.5 pages) excluding the title and reference pages.

 

Suggested Headings

Title of Paper (centered, bolded, first letter of each word capitalized)

Health Promotion Topic 1{use your topic as the heading} (centered, bolded, first letter capitalization of each word)

Health Promotion Topic 2 {use your topic as the heading} (centered, bolded, first letter capitalization of each word)

Health Promotion Topic 3 {use your topic as the heading} (centered, bolded, first letter capitalization of each word)

Conclusion (if you choose to use this heading it would be centered, bolded) but it is preferred to simply state…In conclusion, at the beginning of the paragraph

 

Course Book Reference: 

Kaakinen, J. R., Coehlo, D. P., Steele, R., & Robinson, M. (2018). Family health care nursing: Theory, practice, and research. (6th ed.). F.A. Davis Company.

This can be found online on Google Scholar and read for free (a few pages may be missing occasionally)

 

Course Material Reference:

LIFE Before Death. (2011). Life before death end of life nursing. [Video]. YouTube