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Choose one of the HHS Prevention strategies that is of interest to you and relevant to advance practice nursing. (Be specific. For example, elderly African American men or Hispanic Kindergarten aged children.)

Provide a brief overview of the mission of the program.
Define the community or population being targeted.
Define the health promotion/ wellness topic: include background & clinical significance
Describe the effect of the issue/topic on the client & community.
Describe the effect of the issue/topic on the health care system.
Explain (in detail) program goals/interventions
How are the goals carried out?
What organizations are involved in the program?
Most of the programs have a whitepaper in pdf form that can be downloaded from the site.
Evidence-based literature to support the intervention / program
Find literature to support the need for the program.
A minimum of five peer-reviewed sources.
Not more than five years old, except for a landmark study.
Assessment of resources
What resources are currently available? This does not refer to the availability of literature to support the program.
Is there adequate access to the resources?
Barriers to change / implementation
What type of barriers exist that hinder or prohibit change? Be specific.
What are barriers to implementing the change to policy/programs? Again, be specific.
Summary
Restate the program, what was discovered, and the need for the change.
This should summarize your entire paper, no new concepts are brought in.
References
APA Format
10 References from reputable sources
Minimum of five peer reviewed sources
Not more than five years old, with the exception of a landmark study
Helpful Hints
Ask questions if you are unsure! This paper is 40% of your grade.
Paper should be a minimum of 10 pages excluding title and reference pages.
Use headings to organize your paper-it is helpful to create an outline using these headings to organize your thoughts and then write your paper.
Follow your rubric carefully.
These slides address the sections that should be present in your paper.
Be cognizant of APA-if in doubt refer to your manual or the Purdue OWL
Do not wait until the last minute to work on your paper.