BSN4020 Unit 5 Assignment 1 Latest 2017 March
Subject: General Questions / General General Questions
Health Promotion and Disease Prevention
Like your first assignment, this assignment also has two distinct parts. For Part 1, you will create an educational program, event, or piece of literature (such as a like a pamphlet) targeted at a diverse population that incorporates best health promotion and disease prevention practice. If the population you used for the health assessment and communication assessment is diverse, you can use that population and the health concerns you identified.
In this component, you will demonstrate your proficiency in Program Outcomes 7, 8,and 10:
Program Outcome 7:Health Promotion and Disease Prevention: Apply and incorporate a basic understanding of the concepts of health promotion and disease as a means of improving health at the individual, population, and community levels.
Program Outcome 8: Diversity: Incorporate a holistic, caring, culturally appropriate nursing approach that contributes to the wellness and the health of individuals, groups, and vulnerable populations.
Program Outcome 10: Global Accountability and Public Service: Integrate a holistic approach to local, regional, national, and global dynamics in nursing healthcare system delivery.
To prepare for this part of the assignment:
Review the literature or use health assessments to determine healthcare needs of a diverse population in your community.
Explore things that could influence success, such as cultural attitudes towards alternative forms of healing, religious beliefs, or other individuals.
Examine the impact of current health promotion and wellness initiatives on health outcomes and health disparities.
Review the literature to identify best practices.
For the second part of the assignment, you will explain how you developed your educational program, event, or piece of literature, and address any barriers to disease prevention and health promotion for the population.
Once you have identified a diverse population, develop an educational program, event, or piece of literature that promotes wellness and disease prevention. If you choose an educational program or event, be sure that you outline the basic content of the program or event, and how you would structure it. If you choose a piece of literature, be deliberate in the points you highlight. Be sure that your choice is appropriate for the population.
For an educational program or event, you will prepare and submit an outline of the content and structure. For a brochure or pamphlet, you will prepare and submit the brochure or pamphlet.
In this section of the assignment:
Explain the reason you choose the educational strategy you did. Why is it an effective strategy for the population?
Describe cultural barriers to disease prevention and health promotion in the population. This might include things such as CAM, language, religious beliefs and so on.
Explain how your educational strategy can help overcome some of the barriers you described.
Evaluate how well health promotion and wellness strategies positively impact health outcomes and health disparities at the local, national, and global levels. Can you find evidence that health promotion and wellness strategies have had a positive effect on health outcomes and health disparities at the local, national, and global levels?
Support your work with valid scholarly resources.
Additional Requirements (Part II Only)
You are required to submit your assignment (Part II only) to the Turnitin source matching tool. After receiving your Turnitin report, make sure you submit both the report and your Health Promotion and Disease Prevention paper, along with your piece of literature or education program or event summary, in the assignment submission area. Submitting your assignment to Turnitin does not mean you have submitted it to the instructor.
Read the Health Promotion & Disease Prevention Scoring Guide to understand how you will be graded on this assignment.