CULTURE CENTERED COMMUNICATION PROPOSAL
Length – 4000 words
To achieve a successful project experience and outcome, you are expected to meet the following requirements.
Component 1 – Agency Representative Interview
The purpose of this interview is to gain insight into communication strategies and how they are implemented in the field. You may focus on a single aspect of health communication, such as specific campaigns and the role of culture and diversity or the current status of health information technology and data systems integration. Or, you may do a broad survey of health communication issues faced by the selected agency–if you choose this approach, address culture, diversity, and health information systems at some level.
Conduct an interview with an administrator or other representative of a health care agency. Craft your questions to elicit responses about:
Summarize and analyze the results of your interview in a 2-4 page, double-spaced paper. You will use this material, revising as appropriate, to inform and support your proposal.
Component 2 – Literature Review
This literature review, you will write a paper (approximately 3-5 pages) that will analyze, synthesize, and evaluate literature that specifically addresses health information networks and data systems integration. The literature review must contain at least 15 sources, which are expected to meet academic standards: articles should be peer-reviewed and non-article material should be from reliable sources, such as government or academic sites.
Locate materials that:
The research question driving your literature review should attempt to integrate diverse populations, vulnerable populations, or marginalized populations, and communication issues associated with them; however, you may need to modify your research question and search focus. This literature review is not expected to be integrated into your proposal, though the resources you locate may be used as sources for the proposal, if you choose.
Component 3 – Culture-Centered Communication Proposal
Identify a specific health disparity, inequity, or problem for a particular population as well as social policies that have affected the issue, then create an assessment and surveillance proposal that addresses it. The proposal should include the following:
Written communication: Written communication is free of errors that detract from the overall message.
APA formatting: Resources and citations are formatted according to APA (6th Edition) style and formatting.
Length of paper: Minimum of 15 typed double-spaced pages, excluding front material and any appendices.