Compose a brief and focused paper which explains and describes your healthcare issue/topic from a scientific and/or mathematical/analytical perspective of inquiry

Compose a brief and focused paper which explains and describes your healthcare issue/topic from a scientific and/or mathematical/analytical perspective of inquiry. Your instructor will guide you through the choices you have for this inquiry, including options and strategies for combining the perspectives.

Your paper must be 5 pages in length and reference 4-6 scholarly, peer-reviewed resources. Be sure to follow APA formatting standards (spacing, font, headers, titles, abstracts, page numbering, etc.) as you demonstrate informative, explanatory, descriptive writing. Use the provided template

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  • Address your general topic by forming and answering two levels of research questions, developed to provide specific and detailed inquiry, discovery and understanding:
    • Choose a “Level 1 Research Question/ Writing Prompt” from either or both of the lists below to answer in the paper.
    • Compose a “Level 2 Research Question/ Writing Prompt” that provides detail, specificity, and focus to your inquiry, research and writing**.
  • State your research questions in the introduction of your paper.
  • Form the body of your paper by answering each research question, using references to the resources found in your research.
  • Review the process and the resulting understandings in the conclusion of the paper (briefly review the issues, research questions, answers, and insights.)
Level 1 Research Questions/Writing Prompts
SCIENTIFIC Perspective of Inquiry

·         What are the anatomical, physiological, pathological, or epidemiological issues?

·         Which body systems are affected?

·         What happens at the cellular or genetic level?

·         Which chemical or biological issues are most important?

 

Level 1 Research Questions/Writing Prompts
MATHEMATICAL/ANALYTICAL Perspective of Inquiry

·         What are the economical issues involved?

·         Which economic theories or approaches best explain the issue?

·         What are the statistical facts related to the issue?

·         Which statistical processes used to study the issue provide for the best explanation or understanding of the issue?

Refer to the rubric for evaluation details and to assist in preparing the paper.

Due: Submit by 11:59 pm (Pacific time) the evening before the Week 4 onsite class
Points: 100

**Notes about research questions and team meetings:

  • Discuss and share your research questions with your teammates during your team meetings to ensure that each team member is addressing uniquely specific questions and details about your topic.
  • If two or more team members use the same Level 1 Research Question, the Level 2 Research Question composed by those team members must be demonstrably different (confirmed through your weekly interactions in onlineand in-class team meetings.)

 

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