ENG 102 Instructions for Week 10
Objectives: Students will submit essay 3 by this date. Students will write a formal sentence outline.
Read Lester, Chapter 9i, pp. 146-151, “Writing a Formal Outline.”
View the PowerPoint lesson about writing a sentence outline and look at the example given.
A reminder about what is expected of Essay 3:
From your syllabus:
Essay 3 will require you to present an introduction to your research topic using a minimum of three secondary sources which may include news articles, personal interviews and scholarly articles. The three are not to include Internet sources other than those that have previously been published and are simply archived on the ...view middle of the document...
I. Many rural communities including the Mississippi Delta have residents that are
limited to health resources due to their economic statuses.
A. Residents in the Mississippi Delta live below the poverty line compared to
the national average.
1. Many residents do not complete high school and do not
move forward in getting a higher education.
2. The unemployment rate has a direct impact on limited
health care resources and residents have to utilize free
services given at health care clinics.
B. Limited resources for proper healthcare increases the risks for diabetes,
sexually transmitted diseases and childhood obesity.
1. The number of HIV/AIDS cases have soared over the
years as some residents refuse to get tested or they
are not aware of where to be tested.
2. Food insecurities and being unaware of what types of
food are nutritious, causes childhood obesity which can
lead to diabetes in young adults.
II. Recent budget cuts by the federal government could possibly force the closures
of free clinics.
A. A nurse in free clinics plays a considerable role in assisting the community.
1. Counseling on sexually transmitted diseases and immunization
vaccinations are given by nurses.
2. The federal budget cuts are forcing free clinics to reduce their
B. Without the availability of free clinics, Mississippi Delta residents could be
forced to have limited access to healthcare and health education.
1. Residents will get healthcare from a non-charity hospital which
is a burden on the hospital and patient financially because they
do not have health insurance.
2. If a resident has to travel a far distance to seek medical attention,
the consequences could also be fatal, depending on the medical
III. Many school districts do not feel there is a necessity to hire school nurses and school
funds are used for educational purposes.
A. The only access some school aged children have to proper healthcare
education begins in school.
1. School nurses provide health screenings such as hearing and sight
screenings and are able to detect any health related issues.
2. In many schools, school nurses may act as a social worker and are able
to assist with the emotional needs of students.
B. Teachers and school nurses work together to provide family support to
students whose parents have limited access to healthcare education.
1. The health education students learn from teachers and school nurses
is a great asset to parents as they are able to gain knowledge about
2. Parents rely on school nurses to assist with students who may not feel
comfortable with speaking to them about social issues or the physical
changes with their body.
IV. Free healthcare workshops are an expensive event to get residents together
with healthcare professionals for health education which can...