Evidence Based Practice, Research and Policy Project: HOW MENTAL ISSUE IS REPRESENTED IN THE MEDIA

Nurses have to be knowledgeable consumers of information. Therefore, it is important to critically evaluate messages presented in the media and understand whose interests are being represented.

For this assignment, you will choose a health care issue and examine 2 different positions.

Complete the following:

Compare and contrast the coverage of the issue.
Consider who is reporting the issue and how is the issue being covered.
Was the message effective?
Was it accurate?
Support your paper with evidence from at least 5 recent scholarly articles or sources.
Write 5–7 pages, excluding the title and reference pages, following the APA Expectations document for the College of Nursing.

THE HEALTHCARE ISSUE I CHOOSE IS :

HOW MENTAL ISSUE IS REPRESENTED IN THE MEDIA