Explain the principles and concepts of disease prevention and health promotion for diverse.
Prepare a 5-page review of recent research that examines statistics on the primary health concern of a population, describes the methods and tools used in the research studies, explains the factors that affect health promotion and disease prevention for a population, and recommends a health care initiative.
The ability to locate, evaluate, and apply research is an important skill for nurses to develop in order to provide evidence-based care for individuals, families, communities, and health care systems.
By successfully completing this assessment, you will demonstrate your proficiency in the following course competencies and assessment criteria:
• Competency 1: Explain the principles and concepts of disease prevention and health promotion for diverse and vulnerable populations.
o Compare the statistics for a health concern of a vulnerable or diverse population to the statistics for the general population, including ethical, legal, economic, and cultural factors.
o Explain the principles and concepts that influence health promotion and disease prevention for the identified vulnerable or diverse population.
o Recommend an evidence-based health care initiative for a specific health care concern of a vulnerable or diverse population.
• Competency 3: Apply basic epidemiological concepts, data analysis methods, tools, and databases to determine the effectiveness of health promotion and disease prevention initiatives for diverse and vulnerable populations.
o Describe the epidemiological concepts, data analysis methods, tools, and databases used in research studies related to health concerns for a vulnerable or diverse population.
o Describe health care initiatives used by organizations to address the health care concerns of vulnerable or diverse populations.
• Competency 5: Communicate in a manner that is scholarly, professional, and consistent with expectations for members of the health care professions.
o Write content clearly and logically, with correct use of grammar, punctuation, APA formatting, and mechanics.