Directions:

Heart disease remains one of the top causes of mortality in the United States. Consider the various types of heart disease covered in class this week. For your discussion, complete these items:

  • The etiology of the selected heart disease
  • Modifiable factors
  • Non-modifiable factors

Use at least one scholarly source to support your findings. Examples of scholarly sources include academic journals, textbooks, reference texts, and CINAHL nursing guides. Be sure to cite your sources in-text and on a References page using APA format.

You can find useful reference materials for this assignment in the School of Nursing guide: 

Have questions about APA? Visit the online APA guide: