Assignment Instructions: You will become the subject matter expert by conducting research based on your chosen title/topic and then reporting your findings in a potentially publishable manuscript.
You will become the subject matter expert by conducting research based on your chosen title/topic and then reporting your findings in a potentially publishable manuscript. Choose any health/healthcare related topic of your choice that you feel is a significant problem within the United States.
For each written assignment make sure you address all required instructions/criteria as noted within each assignment located within the assignment instructions.
There’s no specific amount of pages and or word count for each assignment. Address all questions presented and if the instructions/criteria states a paragraph make sure your paragraphs consist of minimum of five complete sentences.
Type your introduction here. Remember to include an overview of what your manuscript aims to do (e.g. research a problem, identify a new management concept, etc.). This section requires one paragraph in length.
This is an informative paragraph that helps the reader understand why you chose this topic. Review the background of the topic and elaborate here. Use language such as, The following section will discuss the background of the topic. This should be one paragraph in length.
General Problem Statement
This paragraph piggybacks on the previous paragraph. Now that you have discussed the background, tell the reader what the general problem is and why you want to research it. Your general problem is a broad overview of the general problem. Oftentimes, the general problem is viewed at the national level with supporting evidence from governmental websites that provide quantitative statistics. The paragraph must begin with, The general problem is…
Specific Problem Statement
This paragraph piggybacks on the previous paragraph. Now that you have discussed the general problem, tell the reader what the specific problem is and why you want to research it. Your specific problem statement usually encompasses a specific population, demography, or geographic location. Oftentimes, the specific problem is viewed at the local level with supporting evidence that provides quantitative statistics. The paragraph must begin with, The specific problem is…
This paragraph simply tells the reader the purpose of your research. (Example: The purpose of this research is to determine whether a relationship exists between nursing assistant staffing levels and quality of care in skilled nursing facilities). The paragraph must begin with, The purpose of this research is…
This paragraph provides an overview of the specific research questions you plan to investigate. You are only required to have one research question; however, you may use more if needed. This section is where you unfold your research to the reader. What do you want to uncover? This is where you ask the question(s). Use language such as: The research addressed the following research questions.
RQ1: Ask your research question here.
RQ2: Ask your research question here.
RQ1: How does geographic location relate to the level of quality in nursing homes?
RQ2: How does socioeconomic status relate to the level of quality in nursing homes?
Remember that any reference in your reference list must be present in your paper in the form of a citation (Author, year). Likewise, any citation in your paper must be present in your reference list. Refer to your APA Handbook 6th edition for more detailed information on developing a reference list. For your Assignment 1 you need a minimum of three (3) scholarly references