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What is the paper assignment?
Students select, read, reflect, and synthesize 4 journal articles as delineated in Part A of your paper assignment and write a 10-12 page paper following the grading criteria components detailed in Part B (see course syllabus for details).
What are the 4 journal articles and how do I find them?
(Note: Prof. Jeffreys has made Powerpoint tutorials to guide you in selecting the most appropriate articles for your research paper. Please check those out and make sure you understand her requirements. The demo videos below focus more on the mechanics of locating articles and better selections could have been made.
The following are 4 articles from our tutorials on finding articles. They have been formatted using APA style.
Brown, S., Garcia, A., Winter, M., Silva, L., Brown, A., & Hanis, C. (2011). Integrating education, group support, and case management for diabetic Hispanics. Ethnicity & Disease, 21(1), 20-26.
Brunk, D. R., Taylor, A. G., Williams, I. C., Cox, D. J., & Clark, M. L. (2017). A culturally appropriate self-management program for Hispanic adults with type 2 diabetes and low health literacy skills. Journal of Transcultural Nursing, 28(2), 187–194. https://doi.org/10.1177/1043659615613418
Smith, M. C. A., Berry, D. C., & Miller, C. T. (2017). Diabetes affects everything: Type 2 diabetes self-management among Spanish-speaking Hispanic immigrants. Research in Nursing & Health, 40(6), 541–554. https://doi.org/10.1002/nur.21817
Titus, S. K., & Kataoka-Yahiro, M. (2019). A systematic review of barriers to access-to-care in Hispanics with type 2 diabetes. Journal of Transcultural Nursing, 30(3), 280–290. https://doi.org/10.1177/1043659618810120