Propose a health promotion teaching tool for a healthy behavior or health risk that you identified during the volunteer patient physical exam in Module Six. Be sure to address the following elements in your proposal:
Analyze health risks uncovered during your assessment. In other words, what unhealthy behaviors the patient engages in or indicators of disease or illness did you discover? If you feel there were none, be sure to explain your rationale.
Analyze healthy behaviors the patient engages in that you discovered during your assessment. In other words, what opportunities exist for health promotion? If you feel there were none, be sure to explain your rationale.
Specify the critical information about your topic based on your assessment findings that you would include in your teaching tool.
Recommend specific intervention(s) for your topic that will result in improved patient outcomes or will promote health maintenance. Be sure to support your recommendations with evidence-based research.
Determine the medium (presentation, brochure, poster, or other format) that would be most appropriate for communicating information about your chosen topic. Be sure to explain your rationale.
Discuss the health literacy best practices you would employ to ensure your teaching tool is appropriate for diverse populations. Be sure to support your claims with specific examples from evidence-based research.
Describe your plan to ensure compliance of your teaching tool with Flesch-Kincaid readability guidelines.