Build a slide presentation (PowerPoint preferred) of the health promotion plan you developed in the first assessment. Then, implement your health promotion plan by conducting a face-to-face educational session addressing the health concern and health goals of your selected community member or group. In addition, collaborate with any participants in setting goals for the session, evaluating session outcomes, and suggesting possible revisions to improve future sessions.
As you begin to prepare this assessment, you are encouraged to complete the Vila Health: Conducting an Effective Educational Session activity. The information gained from completing this activity will help you succeed with the assessment as you consider key issues in conducting an effective educational session for a selected audience. Completing activities is also a way to demonstrate engagement.
Health education is any combination of learning experiences designed to help community individuals, families, and aggregates improve their health by increasing knowledge or influencing attitudes (WHO, 2018). Education is key to health promotion, disease prevention, and disaster preparedness. The health indicator framework identified in Healthy People 2020 helps motivate action in such areas as health service access, clinical preventive services, environmental quality, injury or violence, maternal, infant and child health, mental health, nutrition, substance abuse, and tobacco use.
Nurses provide accurate evidence-based information and education in various formal and informal settings. They draw upon evidence-based practice to provide health promotion and disease prevention activities to create social and physical environments conducive to improving and maintaining community health. When provided with the tools to be successful, people demonstrate lifestyle changes (self-care) that promote health and help reduce readmissions. They are better able to tolerate stressors, including environmental changes, and enjoy a better quality of life. In times of crisis, a resilient community is a safer community (ODPHP, n.d.; Flanders, 2018).
This assessment provides an opportunity for you to apply teaching and learning concepts to the presentation of a health promotion plan.
Demonstration of Proficiency
By successfully completing this assessment, you will demonstrate your proficiency in the following course competencies and assessment criteria:
Competency 3: Evaluate health policies, based on their ability to achieve desired outcomes. Evaluate educational session outcomes in terms of progress made toward Healthy People 2020 goals and leading health indicators. Competency 4: Integrate principles of social justice in community health interventions. Evaluate educational session outcomes and the attainment of agreed-upon health goals in collaboration with participants. Competency 5: Apply professional, scholarly communication strategies to lead health promotion and improve population health. Present a health promotion plan to an individual or group within a community. References
U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, Office of Disease Prevention and Health Promotion (ODPHP). (n.d.). Healthy People 2020. Retrieved from https://www.healthypeople.gov/
Flanders, S. A. (2018). Effective patient education: Evidence and common sense. Medsurg Nursing, 27(1), 55–58.
Note: This is the second part of a two-part assessment. You must complete Assessment 1 before completing this assessment.
This assessment builds upon Assessment 1 where you contacted and secured local individuals or group in your community who were open to a presentation about a health concern and health promotion strategies. Once again, you will assume the role of a community nurse tasked with addressing the specific health concern within your chosen community. This time, you will implement the health promotion plan that you developed in Assessment 1 as a PowerPoint presentation. This presentation must be live and face-toface. You know that you must determine an effective teaching strategy, communicate the plan with professionalism and cultural sensitivity, obtain input on the value of the plan to the individual or group, and revise the plan, as applicable, to improve future educational sessions. To engage your audience, you decide to develop a slide presentation to communicate your plan. A copy of the slide presentation could also be given to the individual or group for future reference.
Remember that your first assessment (Assessment 1) MUST be satisfactorily completed to initiate this assessment (Assessment 4). These assessments meet the three-hour clinical learning experience required in this course
Please review the assessment scoring guide for more information.
To prepare for the assessment, you are encouraged to complete the Vila Health: Conducting an Effective Educational Session simulation. You may also wish to review the health promotion plan presentation assessment and scoring guide to ensure that you understand all requirements.
Note: Remember that you can submit all, or a portion of, your draft plan to Smarthinking Tutoring for feedback before you submit the final version for this assessment. If you plan on using this free service, be mindful of the turnaround time of 24–48 hours for receiving feedback.
Complete the following:
Prepare a PowerPoint presentation of the health promotion plan you developed in Assessment 1, with detailed speaker’s notes that include your evaluation of session outcomes. Speaker notes should reflect what you will actually say when you conduct the face-to-face session. Implement your health promotion plan by conducting a face-to-face educational session addressing the health concern and health goals of your chosen participants. Collaborate with the participants in setting session goals, evaluating outcomes, and suggesting possible revisions to improve future sessions. As you begin to prepare this assessment, you are encouraged to complete the Vila Health: Conducting an Effective Educational Session activity. The information gained from completing this activity will help you succeed with the assessment as you consider key issues in conducting an effective educational session for a selected audience. Completing activities is also a way to demonstrate engagement.
Completion of this assessment, and the course, requires that you spend a minimum of three hours face-to-face working with your identified patient who may be a community member or group. Remember that it is a requirement to log your direct clinical hours in the CORE ELMS system.
Please be advised that the Volunteer Experience form requires that you provide the name and contact information for at least one individual with whom you worked as part of your direct clinical activity. Your faculty may reach out to this individual to verify that you have accurately documented and completed your clinical hours.
Presentation Format and Length
You may use Microsoft PowerPoint (preferred) or other suitable presentation software to create your slides. If you elect to use an application other than PowerPoint, check with your faculty to avoid potential file compatibility issues.
The number of content slides in your presentation is dictated by nature and scope of your health promotion plan. Be sure to include title and references slides per the following:
Title slide: Health promotion plan title. Your name. Date. Course number and title. References (at the end of your presentation). Be sure to apply correct APA formatting to your references. The following resources will help you create and deliver an effective presentation:
Record a Slide Show With Narration and Slide Timings. This Microsoft article provides steps for recording slide shows in different versions of PowerPoint, including steps for Windows, Mac, and online. Microsoft Office Software. This Campus page includes tip sheets and tutorials for Microsoft PowerPoint. PowerPoint Presentations Library Guide. This library guide provides links to PowerPoint and other presentation software resources. SoNHS Professional Presentation Guidelines [PPTX]. This presentation, designed especially for the School of Nursing and Health Sciences, offers valuable tips and links, and is itself a PowerPoint template that can be used to create a presentation. Supporting Evidence
Support your plan with at least three professional or scholarly references, which may include peer-reviewed articles, course study resources, and Healthy People 2020 resources.
The requirements outlined below correspond to the grading criteria in the assessment scoring guide, so be sure to address each point. Read the performance-level descriptions for each criterion to see how your work will be assessed.
Present your health promotion plan to your chosen audience. Tailor the presentation to the needs of your audience. Adhere to scholarly and disciplinary writing standards and APA formatting requirements. Evaluate educational session outcomes and the attainment of agreed-upon health goals in collaboration with participants. Which aspects of the session would you change? How might those changes improve future outcomes? Evaluate educational session outcomes in terms of progress made toward Healthy People 2020 goals and leading health indicators. What changes would you recommend to better align the session with Healthy People 2020 goals and leading health indicators? Additional Requirements
Before submitting your assessment, proofread your presentation slides and speaker’s notes to minimize errors that could distract readers and make it difficult for them to focus on the substance of your presentation.
Reminder: It is required that you log the face-to-face time in the CORE ELMS system. The time you spent securing individual or group participation in Assessment 1 and the time you spend presenting your final health promotion plan to the selected individual or group in Assessment 4 counts as direct clinical contact and must total at least three hours. The CORE ELMS link is located in the left-hand navigation pane.
Portfolio Prompt: Remember to save the assessment to your ePortfolio so that you may refer to it as you complete the final capstone course.
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