Background: In this module you will continue to explore different aspects of the culture that you selected in Module 1. As evidence of your completion of the SLP, you will combine your previous submissions and submit one paper addressing the constructs of Purnell’s model listed below, as well as all previous constructs. Subheadings should be used to address each requirement of the paper.
- Combine all previous submissions into one document.
- Discuss the Health Care Practices construct of Purnell’s model
as it relates to your selected culture and address each of the sub-constructs
- Focus on health care
- Traditional practices
- Magicoreligious religious beliefs
- Responsibility for health
- Pain/sick role
- Mental health
- Discuss the Health Care Practitioners construct of Purnell’s
model as it relates to your selected culture and address each of the
sub-constructs listed below:
- Perceptions of practitioners
- Folk practitioners
- Gender and health care
SLP Assignment Expectations
Use information from your module readings/articles as well as appropriate research to support your selection.
Length: The final SLP assignment (integrated Modules 1-4) should be 15-25 pages long (double-spaced).
References: At least 10 references must be included from academic sources (peer-reviewed journal articles) for the final paper. Required Reading is included. Quoted materials should not exceed 10% of the total paper (since the focus of these assignments is critical thinking). Use your own words and build on the ideas of others. Materials copied verbatim from external sources must be enclosed in quotation marks. In-text citations are required as well as a list of references at the end of the assignment. (APA format is recommended.)
Organization: Subheadings should be used to organize your paper according to the questions.
Format: APA format is recommended for this assignment.
Grammar and Spelling: While no points are deducted for minor errors, assignments are expected to adhere to standard guidelines of grammar, spelling, punctuation, and sentence syntax. Points may be deducted if grammar and spelling impact clarity.
Your assignment will not be graded until you have submitted an Originality Report with a score of <20%. Papers not meeting this requirement by the end of the session will receive a score of 0 (grade of F).
The following items will be assessed in particular:
- Achievement of learning outcomes for SLP assignment.
- Relevance – All content is connected to the question.
- Precision – Specific question is addressed. Statements, facts, and statistics are specific and accurate.
- Depth of discussion – Points that lead to deeper issues are presented and integrated.
- Breadth – Multiple perspectives and references, and multiple issues/factors are considered.
- Evidence – Points are well supported with facts, statistics, and references.
- Logic – Discussion makes sense; conclusions are logically supported by premises, statements, or factual information.
- Clarity – Writing is concise and easy to understand, and contains sufficient detail or examples.
- Objectivity – Avoids the use of first person and subjective bias.