Discussion Question 1
This week, examine how your local community in Denver Colorado is doing with respect to one of the Leading Health Indicators in your community. Compare this to the same measures for the United States as a whole. Discuss the morbidity and mortality rates in your community. Are they different from that of the United States as a whole? What might be the reasons for the difference or the similarity?
1. Support your responses with scholarly academic references using APA style format (no older than Five years and US papers only).
a. Course text book is:
Edelman, C., Kudzma, E., &Mandle, C. (2014).Health promotion throughout the life span (8th ed.). St Louis, MO: Mosby.
2. In your discussion question response, provide a substantive response that illustrates a well-reasoned and thoughtful response; is factually correct with relevant scholarly citations, references, and examples that demonstrates a clear connection to the readings.
Grading Criteria Maximum Points
Discussion Question Responses: Displays an understanding of the course materials and the underlying concept discussed. Includes course materials and additional scholarly resources to support important points. 15
Participation Responses: Displays an understanding of topic under discussion by affirming statements, asking a related question, or making an oppositional statement. Position must be supported with related evidence. 10
Professional Practice Connection: Demonstrates reflective thought pertaining to personal perspectives and professional development. Reflective statements include a theoretical rationale. 10
Quality of Academic Writing: Written responses are free of grammatical, spelling or punctuation errors. Citations and references are included and written in the correct APA Style. 10