Choose a research article from a nursing/nutritional journal that explores the issue of strategies to improve health related outcomes regarding obesity/malnutrition in our society today. Below are a few suggestions you might consider.
This can include:
1. What are barriers to a healthy nutritional status?
2. Rates of obesity/malnutrition in Virginia.
3. Why do people have difficulty in maintaining a healthy lifestyle?
4. What impact can nurses have effecting changes in the health care system?
5. Does preventive care make a difference?
Follow the posted rubric specific to this assignment.
I. Organization & Structure: 55 Points
a. Paragraphs are coherent and transition smoothly. (20 Pts)
b. Structure of article review includes an introduction, research, reflection and conclusion (35 Pts)
II. Article Assessment: 15 Points
a. Article review is no more than 2 pages excluding the cover, reference page. (5 Pts)
b. Article is researched regarding the issue of health care delivery, outcomes and vulnerable populations. (10 Pts)
III. Grammar, Punctuation and Spelling: 20 Points
a. Article review has no more than 3 errors in grammar, punctuation and or spelling (10 Pts)
b. Clear statements, well organized, smooth transitions and sequencing (10 Pts)
IV. APA Formatting & References: 20 Points
a. APA format, citing, title page, references if used other than article, page numbers (5 Pts)
b. Selections not older than 5 years (5 Pts)
c. Must be a research/journal article (10 Pts)