Culture Paper – Scholarly Paper
Learning Outcomes (Module FIVE)
1. Identify characteristics, values, and beliefs of one culture/population. (Course Outcome 
2. Investigate the aspects of one population (cultural, ethic, etc.) on illness behaviors (Course Outcomes 2, 8)
3. Examine changes in nursing practice that might accommodate this population’s cultural practices and still maintain quality and safety. (Course Outcomes 1, 2, 3, 7, 8)
4. Compose and revise a scholarly paper incorporating the rules of APA formatting. (Course Outcome 9)
Following the American Psychological Association (APA) Manual of Publication, write a 4 – 6 page paper (not counting the cover and reference pages) describing the influence of a specific cultural population’s values and beliefs on their health care practices. Please focus on what nurses need to know about the particular population in order to modify the delivery of care to meet individual needs. You will be graded according to the APA rubric (see link “writing guide” above). Deadline for submission of paper. This paper is to be submitted as an attachment to an email. Note: we will be critiquing your papers in small groups twice before they are due.