Final Group Project
HEED 103.101 and 103.151
150 Points
This is a research project in PowerPoint Format. You must use credible sources when completing your research!
Description
Points Possible
Choose a disease or health issue among the top 10 leading causes of death in the United States! Describe the disease or health issue in complete detail.
10 points
Describe the causes of the disease or health issue.
10 points
Describe the statistics of the disease or health issue. Paint a complete picture of the health issue in the United States! This can include a graphic representation, tables of data
10 points
Describe the occurring health disparities in regards to your disease or health issue using the statistics identified. How is the health issue disproportionately distributed or distributed unequally among certain populations (e.g. by age, race, gender etc.)?
15 points
Examine the health topic and health disparities through the lens of 2 broad factors that contribute to behavior described in the Social-Ecological Web. You must include research to support your ideas and link the contributing factor to your chosen health issue.
30 points
(15 pts. each)
Select an intrapersonal, interpersonal, or multi-level theory to and explain why it is appropriate for the health issue. Apply the model theory to help understand the behavior that contributes to your chosen health issue. Apply and describe how the constructs within the model/theory could be utilized to improve the health issue.
20 points
Based on you analysis of the health issue (the contributing factors identified from the Social-Ecological Web and the model theory used to explain or predict behavior), develop an intervention to improve health behavior that will improve health outcomes related to your chosen health issue.
Identify your target audience
20 points
5 points
Develop promotion plan that utilizes Social Marketing techniques (the 4P’s)
15 points
Develop a communications campaign based off of your already developed promotion plan.
15 points
TOTAL POINTS
150
Helpful Links for Project
1. http://www.cdc.gov/nchs/fastats/leading-causes-of-death.htm
2. http://dhmh.maryland.gov/vsa/sitepages/reports.aspx
3. http://dhmh.maryland.gov/vsa/documents/13annual.pdfOpen this document with ReadSpeaker docReader
4. http://www.cdc.gov/datastatistics/
5. https://owl.english.purdue.edu/owl/resource/560/01/

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