This website uses cookies to ensure you have the best experience. Learn more

Health Promotion Essay

530 words - 3 pages

Current Health Promotion Pamphlet






Health-care is undergoing many problems ranging from politics, insurance, and mandatory regulations. Healthcare agencies are seeking reasons not to pay for hospital visit. These agencies are becoming the major decision maker concerning care given to the patient making hospitals more vigilant. This is warranting most institutions to establish learning needs assessment and appropriate strategies to prevent illnesses and promote public health and awareness of diseases. This public health promotion and health awareness can be spread through several technological enhancements like Internet, newspaper, radio and especially health promotion self explanatory brochures
According to American Academy of Allergy Asthma & Immunology (2007) ...view middle of the document...

5 million physician office visits are attributed to asthma. Statistics have also shown that approximately 70% of children with asthma have allergy and 40% of children who have asthmatic parents will development asthma and that the number of people with asthma will increase by more than 100 million by year 2025 (American Academy of Allergy asthma & Immunology, 2007).Because of the prevalence of this disease, many can relate to it.
Because an average American reads at the seventh or eighth grade level according to an informatics review (2008) therefore to have a clear communication, the material have to be written in that level. It is advisable to write at least two grade level lower than the intended audience for better comprehension. After reviewing the material in this brochure, it was obvious that the brochure was clear, concise, and simple for an average American to understand. The pictures speak for its self. The definition, statistics, causes, signs and symptoms, treatment options, coping mechanisms, and preventive measures were well stated as well as other reference sources.
In 2006, asthma prevalence was 20.1% higher in African American than in white Americans and 23% greater in female than the rate of male (American Academy of Allergy & Immunology, 2007 ) that the brochure also addressed. This brochure summarizes the asthma’s warning signs, triggers, management and environmental hazardous materials, making the readers aware and vigilant hence proactive measures can be taken to avoid all these allergens and triggering signs and symptoms of asthma.
References
American Academy of Allergy & Immunology. (November 2007). Epidemiology & Statistics Unit, Research and Program Services. Trends in Asthma Morbidity and Mortality. Retrieved December 11th, 2010 from http://www.aaaai.org/media/statistics/asthma-statistics.asp
DeYound,S. (2009). The teaching strategy for nurse educators (2nd ed.). Philadelphia, PA: Prentice Hall.
The informatics review: Comprehension and reading level. (2008, September). Journal of the Association of Medical Directors of Information Systems, 11(16). Retrieved December 11th, 2010 from http://www.informatics-review.com/FAQ/reading.html

Other assignments on Health Promotion

Health Promotion 429v Essay

985 words - 4 pages The Expanding Role of Nursing in Health Promotion Robert W Lewis Grand Canyon University NRS-429V February 7, 2013 Nursing in the 21st century is being redefined. The population of the United States is increasingly diverse, with many cultural and religious influences on the health of the population. Legislative initiatives like the affordable health care act (AHC) will require a shift from the wellness-illness model to a practice focused

The Alaskan Native And Health Promotion

1353 words - 6 pages The Alaskan Native and Health Promotion The Alaskan Native and Health Promotion In the United States in 2013 there were 11.2 million American Indians and Alaska Natives nation wide representing approx. 2% of the population. The state with the highest population percentage of natives was Alaska, with 134,361 accounting for 14.3% of the population (United States Census Bureau. 2013). It is this group that is going to be focused on now in this

Health Promotion Among Adults With Disabilities

1224 words - 5 pages Health Promotion among Adults with Disabilities Stacy Jinks Grand Canyon University: NRS-429V0506 October 4, 2015 Health Promotion among Adults with Disabilities The U.S. Census Bureau has found that nearly 1 in 5 individuals in the U.S. live with a disability. That translates into over 54 million people in the United States alone. Disability has often been associated with poor health. Adults with disabilities should have the same

The Value Of A Heritage Assessment For Health Promotion Of Families

1693 words - 7 pages . According to literature, some of the more common health beliefs and practices of the Polish culture are relying on traditional doctors who are well-respected and believing in a slow-paced, stress free environment both for health prevention and restoration (Yehieli, M. & Grey, M.A, 2005). Heritage Assessment as a Valuable Tool for Health Promotion Using a heritage assessment is a valuable tool which helps to individualize patient care by

Environmental Factors And Health Promotion Pamphlet: Accident Prevention And Safety Promotion For Parents And Caregivers Of Infants

350 words - 2 pages While providing a well child visit with immunizations, September 11, 2014, education was provided to the parents of 28 week, female. Both parents were present, the father being a 21 year old, white male, reportedly having completed a technical training program after graduating high school and obtaining a certificate in welding. The mother is a 19 year old, Caucasian, having completed high school. The family recently moved to the area from

Future Of Nursing

912 words - 4 pages Review of Literature Tedina K. Hodges Grand Canyon University: NRS-429V July 7, 2013 Levels of Health Promotion Health promotion is the process of enabling people to increase control over, and to improve, their health. It moves beyond a focus on individual behavior towards a wide range of social and environmental interventions (World Health Organization, 2013). Health promotion is a big topic now at world health

Exam

5345 words - 22 pages 1.|A nurse has been working with Mrs. Griffin, a 71-year-old patient whose poorly controlled type 1 diabetes has led to numerous health problems. Over the past several years Mrs. Griffin has had several admissions to the hospital medical unit, and the nurse has often carried out health promotion interventions. Who is ultimately responsible for maintaining and promoting Mrs. Griffin's health?| A)|The medical nurse| B)|The community health nurse

Minority Health

820 words - 4 pages that the risk factors for these can be prevented through proper health education and by education and increasing health promotion, thus going into lack of education for this specific ethnic group. Cancer In this paragraph I will be discussing cancer, are one of the largest health disparities in the Asian American ethnic group. Cancer is the number one cause of death in Asian American in the U.S. This is the highest rate of cancer

Health Care Terms Worksheet Week 2

532 words - 3 pages sentence as it applies to the health care industry. Health Promotion It allows for people to take more control over their well being Patients should be taught about health promotion to encourage them to living healthier happy lives. Disease Prevention Actions that are put into place to prevent the onset of a disease by early detection Hand washing is the number one disease prevention that can be done to avoid spreading it to other people

Role Of Government In The U.S

549 words - 3 pages from all evidence gathered that the United States is blessed far above all the countries in the world offering Universal Healthcare System established to take care of the health care needs of their citizens. I believe United States government should be directly involved in all facets of healthcare services, including health promotion, illness prevention, diagnosis and treatment, rehabilitation, and long-term care. We should try to do this

Critically Compare And Contrast The Public Health Approach

975 words - 4 pages influence, and dissemination are used by both fields. Community psychologists focus on interpersonal support, stress and coping, citizen participation, social capital, wellness and health promotion, and social change in individuals, families, schools, churches, workplaces, and communities. Mutual and self-help approaches also overlap the two fields. Both approaches apply similar theories and models. Community Psychology addresses cultural issues

Similar Documents

Health Promotion Essay

1161 words - 5 pages Running head: HEALTH PROMOTION Health Promotion in Nursing Care Grand Canyon University: NRS-429V Family-Centered Health Promotion April 14, 2012 Health Promotion in Nursing Care Many years ago, people focused on disease and illness and not staying healthy or preventing illness from occurring. People did not go to the doctor for wellness checks but rather only if they had an ailment. Immunizations have removed some of

Health Promotion Essay

1152 words - 5 pages Running head: HEALTH PROMOTION 1 Levels of Health Promotion Latha Verson Grand Canyon University Health promotion, also known as prevention, has always been prevalent in health care. It has always been considered better to stop an illness from occurring rather than treating it once it has. But that is not the extent of health promotion. Health promotion is the provision of information and education of individuals and families

Health Promotion Gcu Essay

1097 words - 5 pages Running head: HEALTH PROMOTION Health Promotion: Educating The Nurse and The Public Kurt Luedtke Grand Canyon University Family Centered Health Promotion NRS-429V Vicki Denson Health Promotion The Healthy People 2010 report designates nursing as one of the prime proponents of health promotion. Nurses are the largest single group of health care providers in the United States with an estimated 2.6 million

Education And Health Promotion Essay

397 words - 2 pages Education is central to an empowerment approach to health promotion Education has a vital role to play in the empowerment process and is thus central to health promotion. It was not always seen this way, however, and in the early 1980s, health education had a rough time of it. Some writers criticised health education for being, as they saw it, a series of individually focused campaigns designed to change lifestyles, and which therefore