I need help with a Health & Medical question. All explanations and answers will be used to help me learn.
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Understanding culture and diversity is essential to the field of public health. In this assignment, consider the influence of culture on public health. In an essay of 1,250-1,500 words, discuss the following:
- Define culture. What elements make up a person’s culture? How do those elements impact a person’s perception of health, health decision making, and health behaviors?
- What personal cultural elements impact your own health behaviors and health decision making?
- How might your own cultural or personal biases affect your perception of other cultures and their health behaviors?
- Describe the difference between cultural competency and diversity.
- Describe some specific strategies public health professionals can implement to improve their cultural competence as they work to decrease health disparities and improve the health of diverse populations.
You are required to cite to at least four sources to complete this assignment. Sources must be published within the last 5 years and appropriate for the criteria and public health content of the assignment.
Prepare this assignment according to the guidelines found in the APA Style Guide, located in the Student Success Center. An abstract is not required.
While APA style is required, solid academic writing is expected, and documentation of sources should be presented using APA formatting guidelines.
This assignment uses a rubric. Please review the rubric prior to beginning the assignment to become familiar with the expectations for successful completion.
PLEASE make sure APA citation and permalink for articles are complete and correct.
You are required to submit this assignment to LopesWrite. Please refer to the directions in the Student Success Center.
PLEASE add the links/sites below to the reference list if you use any of these readings and make sure everything is in proper APA format.
Read “Health Promotion in the Community: Impact of Faith-Based Lay Health Educators In Urban Neighborhoods,” by Galiatsatos, Sundar, Qureshi, Ooi, Teague, and Hale, from Journal of Religion and Health (2016).
Read “Framing the Impact of Culture on Health: A Systematic Review of the PEN-3 Cultural Model and Its Application in Public Health Research and Interventions,” by Iwelunmor, Newsome, and Airhihenbuwa, from Ethnicity and Health (2014).
Read “Cervical Cancer Screening Behavior Among Hmong-American Immigrant Women,” by Hee Yun, Pa Nhia, Do Kyung, and Rahel, from American Journal of Health Behavior (2015).
Read “Sociocultural Influences on Diabetes Self-Management Behaviors in Older African Americans,” by Rovner, Casten, and Fields Harris, from Diabetes Spectrum (2013).
MUST be 1,250-1,500 words and have at least 4 citations with the page numbers and 4 references in APA format.(The List of References should not be older than 2016 and should not be included in the word count.)
Be sure to support your postings and responses with specific references to the Learning Resources.
It is important that you cover all the topics identified in the assignment. Covering the topic does not mean mentioning the topic BUT presenting an explanation from the context of ethics and the readings for this class
To get maximum points you need to follow the requirements listed for this assignments 1) look at the word/page limits 2) review and follow APA rules 3) create subheadings to identify the key sections you are presenting and 4) Free from typographical and sentence construction errors.
REMEMBER IN APA FORMAT JOURNAL TITLES AND VOLUME NUMBERS ARE ITALICIZED.