For this Application, write a 4-page paper outlining the health concerns related to global climate change. Include health promotion/health protection strategies a BSN nurse could implement. Compare concerns in the U.S. with other countries. Use the following guidelines and evaluation criteria and the headings below for each section.
Use a minimum of four references from the professional nursing literature in the assigned course readings and other references in the Walden Library. If they are relevant, you may use one or two professional Web sites in addition to the literature references.
- Overview—30 points
Begin this paper with a brief paragraph that provides an overview of the assignment and its purpose. There is no separate heading for this paragraph; the heading for this paragraph is the same as the title of the paper. This paragraph will be about 2–3 sentences. The last sentence in this paragraph is a sentence that begins “The purpose of this paper is to…¨
- Health concerns related to global climate change—90 points
Outline the health concerns related to global climate change. Provide a summary of how this issue impacts public and global health services and scope of practice. Include health promotion / health protection strategies a BSN nurse could implement. This section will be 3–4 paragraphs.
- U.S. comparison—80 points
Compare concerns in the U.S. with other countries (a minimum of two—one developed and one developing). Summarize factors that contribute to the differences between the U.S. and the other identified countries. Include appropriate statistics, or epidemiologic information. This section will be 3–4 paragraphs.
- Summary—50 points
End the paper with a 1-paragraph summary of the main points of the paper.
Proofread the paper as described in the tips for success in this course and correct any typos, grammar, spelling, punctuation, syntax, or APA format errors before submitting your paper in the Dropbox. Up to 40 points can be deducted from the grade for this assignment for these types of errors, or for not using at least the minimum number of required references.
Total points for assignment = 250 points