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Assignment 9 Competency: Psychosocial and Biological Factors in Healthcare

Research and analyze a healthcare situation for its psychosocial and biological factors.

Course outcome:

HS290–1: Integrate knowledge from behavioral and biological sciences as a basis for allied health practice.

GEL-5.01: Identify examples of human expression in society and culture.

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Your response may be based on an actual situation or a hypothetical situation. Any actual situation should be presented as a hypothetical one, with any names and other identifying information changed for anonymity. Begin with a brief summary of the situation. As you discuss the psychosocial and biological factors involved, include:

(a) identification of two specific psychosocial factors,

(b) identification of two specific biological factors,

(c) the impact of the factors on healthcare as both an art (methodology, bedside manner, etc.) and a science (systematized knowledge) for the patient and/or provider, and

(d) any implications for dealing with patients from diverse cultures.

The following requirements apply to this assignments:

  • 2–4 pages in length, excluding any title page, references, appendices, etc.
  • Logical flow from beginning to end to exhibit well-ordered and unified expression, with your viewpoint and purpose clearly established and sustained throughout the document.
  • Original and insightful thought.
  • Seamlessly integrate research to support your ideas on the topic.
  • Adherence to established conventions of Standard English, e.g., correct grammar, punctuation, and spelling.
  • Adherence to APA formatting
  • Inclusion of a title page.
  • Inclusion of a reference page, as appropriate.
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