1. Introduction to health disparities

2. Identify and define health disparity obesity related to the advanced practice nurse’s area of practice or chosen specialty (critical care)

3. Discuss PTSD, financial Stress, and health literacy determinants of obesity

4. Describe how PTSD, financial stress, and health literacy of health could influence obesity

5. Identify the epidemiology associated with obesity

a. specify the incidence at the state level

b. specify the incidence at the national level

6. Describe the cultural considerations related to obesity

7. Describe the health care literacy challenges of the population impacted by obesity

8. 3 peer reviewed references less than 5 years old, APA 7th edition