Childhood Obesity the United States Capstone Proposal
The Program of Study section of the Course Information page contains Program Learning Outcomes (specific to your program) documents that you will need to review for several Assignments and Discussions in this course. They are also included here in the Learning Resources section. It is in your best interest to become acquainted with the document that applies to your program early on in the course.
In this course, you will be using the Kaltura Media Uploader to create and submit a narrated presentation for one of your Assignments. Please refer to the Kaltura Media Uploader page located in the course navigation menu for more information about how to add media in the classroom for your multimedia Assignments.
Office of Disease Prevention and Health Promotion. (n.d.). Development of the national health promotion and disease prevention objectives for 2030. Retrieved November 7, 2018, from https://www.healthypeople.gov/2020/About-Healthy-P…
Office of Disease Prevention and Health Promotion. (n.d.). Healthy People 2020. Retrieved August 24, 2018 from http://www.healthypeople.gov/2020/default.aspx
This website includes the publication Healthy People 2020 and includes a description of health indicators and explanations of good practice for healthcare providers and consumers.
Walden University. (n.d.). Student Support. Retrieved November 8, 2018, from https://academicguides.waldenu.edu/sst
Navigate to the Student Handbook using the search tool and review Walden’s degree auditing and graduation requirements.
World Health Organization. (n.d.). Retrieved August 24, 2018 from http://www.who.int/en/
The World Health Organization is the primary international health organization in the world.
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. (n.d.). Retrieved August 24, 2018 from http://www.cdc.gov/
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention is a federal agency dedicated to promoting health and preventing disease.
Document: Capstone Project Guide (Microsoft Word)
Document: BS Healthcare Manegement PLO Matrix (Microsoft Word)
PROGRAM LEARNING OUTCOMES
Document: BS Healthcare Management Program Learning Outcomes (Microsoft Word)
Introduction to CaptureSpace & the Kaltura Media Uploader
This tutorial introduces some exciting features that are available to help you create and post engaging media in your Blackboard classroom. (14m)
U.S. Department of Health and Human Services. (2005). Theory at a glance: A guide for health promotion practice (2nd ed.). Washington, DC, Author. Retrieved from https://www.sbccimplementationkits.org/demandrmnch…
You may wish to review this document in preparation for your Capstone Project Presentation in Week 5.
Capstone Project Assignment 1: Topic Selection
For your Capstone Assignment this week, you will develop a topic for the Capstone Project that will allow you to synthesize and apply your Program Learning Outcomes. The topic for the project should be personally tailored to suit your unique perspective, interests, and career path. When selecting your topic, be sure to consult the Capstone Project Guide and the Capstone Project Template for your particular program of study. Your topic must be able to address each item in the Capstone Project Guide and the individual prompts within the Capstone Project Template. For example, if you choose “childhood obesity” as your topic, you will need to apply it to each Program Learning Outcomes. Please contact your Instructor with specific questions related to an appropriate topic.
To prepare for this Capstone Project Assignment:
- Review the Program Learning Outcomes document (located in the Program of Study area) specific to your program (BS Health Studies, BS Public Health, or BS Healthcare Management).
- Review the Capstone Project Template specific to your program.
- Review the Capstone Project Guide (located in the Learning Resources).
- Refer to this week’s Learning Resources for ideas for possible topics. The Healthy People, CDC, and WHO websites are great starting places for finding a topic.
- Be sure to support your work with specific citations from supporting scholarly resources.
Write a 4– to 5–sentence summary of your topic. Be sure to include a title and a rationale for your project. Your topic must be a health or healthcare issue and must be able to address all aspects/content on the Capstone Project Guide and Capstone Project Template documents (found in the Learning Resources). The Instructor will provide guidance on and approval of your topic by Day 3 of Week 2.
BY DAY 7
Submit your Capstone Project Assignment #1.
SUBMISSION AND GRADING INFORMATION
To submit your completed Assignment for review and grading, do the following