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RUNNING HEAD: PICOT QUESTION PAPERPICOT Question PaperSerena TurpinGrand Canyon University: NRS-493August 8, 2020
RUNNING HEAD: PICOT QUESTION PAPERIntroductionForty-six percent of person’s living in Columbus County is considered obese (Robert WoodJohnson Foundation, 2020). Implementing preventive programs is a key public health strategyfor countering obesity and obesity related diseases that threaten the health and wellbeing acommunity. Columbus County ranks ninety-fourth out of a hundred North Carolina counties inhealthy outcomes with obesity rates exceeding both state and national averages (Robert WoodJohnson Foundation, 2020). Interventions are essential to combat obesity and obesity relatedchronic diseases. This paper will utilize the PICOT question format to address obesity preventiveinterventions as it relates to evidenced-based solutions, nursing interventions, patient care, thehealth care agency, and nursing practice.PICOT QuestionDoes providing overweight or obese individuals with education on healthier lifestylechoices reduce obesity rates in communities?Nursing InterventionIn Public Health, public health nursing is population centered where communities areconsidered the patient. Nursing interventions are focused on resolving issues facing a totalpopulation to improve the health of the population within a community. Educational and

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