Write a paper describing resources available for planning care for patients, families, and
communities. Example resources include:
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (www.cdc.gov)
National Institute of Nursing Research (www.ninr.nih.gov)
American Heart Association (www.heart.org)
Association of Rehabilitation Nurses (www.rehabnurse.org)
AARP (www.aarp.org)
U.S. Food and Drug Administration (www.fda.gov)
Healthy People 2020 (www.healthypeople.gov)
The paper should be at least 1,500 words in length. Resources on APA Style® may be found in
the Course Overview section of this course outline.
This assignment is due no later than Sunday of Week 2.
Resource Paper Grading Rubric
Criteria Comments Possible Score Student Score
Describe the
resources available
to individuals and
families when
dealing with a
chronic illness.

Writing skills
properly done with
APA format, 1500
Ideas presented
clearly with
evidence to support
each point.
Conclusion concise
and presented to
support the premise
of the paper.
Total 80